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Sore throat, muscle pain, redness in face and neck, bad taste in mouth

i am adam i am 27 years old i started coming down with a sore throat on saturday night i woke up on the sunday was sick and all my muscles were aching i went to the doctors on monday evening and they said i had a viral infection . but today i have woken up my face chest and neck are really red my throat still hurts like mad and i am struggling to keep fluids down has i have nasty taste in my mouth and its making me sick ...thanks
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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No doubt it is sore throat cause by mainly either by bacteria or virus.As you have told muscles ache diagnosis goes more towards viral.But antibiotic should also be taken to prevent secondary infection.You may take Azithromycin 500mg OD for three days & take some NSAIDs like paracetamol or Ibuprofen for fever & body ache SOS.
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