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Last 7 days I've had a very sore throat needing to take

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Hi, For the last 7 days I've had a very sore throat needing to take combo of nurofen and strong pain relief (paracteamol, codeine mix) every 4 hours - spaced out accordingly. With no relief of the pain. I also have a blocked ear and congested nose and minor conjunctivitis i believe in both eyes. My throat is red at the back with a little white looking ulcer in the red patch. I have had my tonsils removed other wise i would have assumed it was that almost. Is this the common cold or should I be checked out further?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello!

I advise you to have this checked further .You may have benefit of an antibiotic. They may test you for strep infection as a possibility. Several possible causes of infection exist. Viral is possible but bacterial infection is possible as well. It sounds more to me than common cold ....

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