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I have a sore throat and the sides of my neck is sore inside

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I have a sore throat and the sides of my neck is sore inside and to the touch on the outside. I'm also really tired and have a head ache.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Sore throat and muscle soreness suggest an infection.
Viral infection is more common.
That usually can be treated at home with Advil 2 to 3 tablets at a time with food every 6 to 8 hours.
However, you may have caught streptococcal infection as well.
That needs further evaluation at your doctor's office.
So if you do not see any improvement by tomorrow, you should see your doctor.
Best wishes,
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