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What causes runny nose and sore throat?

I had a minor runny nose this morning and a minor sore throat developed this evening. I had a flu shot mid October. Due to the minor runny nose and minor sore throat, I asked my doctor for Tamiflu and just picked it up from the drug store. Question: should I begin taking the Tamiflu now, or wait until I get more severe symptoms. If more severe symptoms do not develop, I could save the Tamiflu for later use. Your thoughts? YOU GOT MY INFO UNDER FALSE PRETENSES. THERE WAS NO MENTION OF A FEE. WHAT A RIP! I LL FIND MY ANSWER ELSEWHERE.
Fri, 2 Mar 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello! Welcome to HealthcareMagic!

I read your query and I understand your concern. I think you should take it as soon as possible to prevent getting worse.

Take care. Hope my answer was helpful. If you have any other questions, I'll be glad to help you.

Regards,
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka , General & Family Physician
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