I am experiencing sore throat, fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate), headache (occurred: 1 - 3 hours) (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)) (side: all sides) (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (time fr

Doctor can examine. New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain.