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Is My Sore Throat Strep Throat?

Is My Sore Throat Strep Throat?

A common misconception is that all sore throats are due to strep, and antibiotics are always necessary.  Countless trips have been made to the emergency room, urgent care or doctor's office, only to be bluntly told that "it is only a cold and nothing can be done." ...

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When To Go To A Doctor For A Sinus Infection

When To Go To A Doctor For A Sinus Infection

Sinus infections are a common reason to visit a physician, especially during the winter months.  Symptoms are varied, but usually consist of any combination of: Nasal congestion Post nasal drip frequently causing sore throat and /or cough Facial pain over the cheeks,...

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Common causes of persistent cough

Common causes of persistent cough

What are the most common reasons for a cough lasting longer than 2 months?  The list of possibilities is quite long, but the 4 most common causes are:1)Upper Airway Cough Syndrome.  Commonly called post nasal drip, this is usually caused by allergies, a sinus...

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