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Sore throat, stuffy nose and feeling congested. White spots on roof of mouth. Any treatment?

I have been sick for about 2 weeks. I have been coughing, feeling congested, having a sore throat and feeling stuffy ( nose ). I noticed that there was a small white spot on the roof of my mouth, could that have anything to do with coughing/coughing up mucus/phlegm? There is no way it is any type of STD as I have not been sexually active with anyone.
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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hi there, what you have described sounds like common cold with pharyngitis probabely of bacterial etiology. You need to visit aphysician who will give you a throat exam and a ncomplete physical exam and then start a course of antibiotics along with some antihistaminics and inti-inflammatory tablets for symptomatic cure. You could also use a cough drop to controll cough and steam inhalation to get relief from the stuffy nose . Take care.
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