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Self care for symptoms of strep throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   what are some symptoms for strep throat?
Doctor :   Sorethroat
Doctor :   Body apin
Doctor :   cough
Doctor :   fever
Doctor :   Your age??
User :   i had a fever over 103 all night and did not come down until i took a colld shower and i am 16
Doctor :   you need to get a swab from the throat
User :   im trying to determine if its just the flu or strep
Doctor :   Do you have cold, body pain
Doctor :   Do you feel tired
User :   i already did i went to the doctors today and if they call me back i have strep if they dont then its a viral infection
Doctor :   yes
User :   but results wont come in for couple days and im trying to be ahead of it, i have a big wek coming up
User :   and no i just have a slight cough. goosebumps and i a fever
User :   slight runny nose and mucus is clear indicating no virus?
Doctor :   Do you warm water gargles
Doctor :   with pinch of salt in it

Doctor :   for five time s a day for couple of day
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