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I have a fever and a inflammation of throat, how to deal with it without going to a doctor or a hospital?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
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If simply viral, treat supportively and gargle with salt water. However, strep can't be ruled out here and if that is present and not treated, problems can ensue.
Most viral sore throats will resolve within 5-7 days, but strep won't. I still recommend seeing your doc.

In brief: See below

If simply viral, treat supportively and gargle with salt water. However, strep can't be ruled out here and if that is present and not treated, problems can ensue.
Most viral sore throats will resolve within 5-7 days, but strep won't. I still recommend seeing your doc.
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