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Do i have strep throat? Difficulty swallowing dry mouth and throat, feels like something is there. Been experiencing a bit of heart burn as well. No other symptoms.

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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Strep throat

can only be diagnoses with a test.
See your PCP asap for proper diagnosis and therapy.

In brief: Strep throat

can only be diagnoses with a test.
See your PCP asap for proper diagnosis and therapy.
Dr. Elton Behner
Dr. Elton Behner
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Dr. Rinku Uberoi
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

The best way to determine is to get a rapid strep test / throat culture done.
Strep throat should be treated as soon as possible to prevent other problems associated with the infection.

In brief: Possibly

The best way to determine is to get a rapid strep test / throat culture done.
Strep throat should be treated as soon as possible to prevent other problems associated with the infection.
Dr. Rinku Uberoi
Dr. Rinku Uberoi
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine

In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep.
and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. Gerd can also cause similar SX and can respond to ZANTAC OR NEXIUM (esomeprazole).

In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep.
and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. Gerd can also cause similar SX and can respond to ZANTAC OR NEXIUM (esomeprazole).
Dr. John Feola
Dr. John Feola
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