Sore Throat Doctor Near Me in Frederick, MD

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Shola Akinfiresoye, DNP

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
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"I LOVE Dr. Akinfiresoye. He was kind"

Randi Berkowitz, NP

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS
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"Randi was courteous"

Chigozie Ohanele, APRN-CNP

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Adult health
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
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Eunice Asah, DNP-FNP

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
"Impressed with Eunice's assessment. She prescribed the correct meds for me. It’s been less than 24 hours since I took the first dosages and I’m much better."

Jacinta Wangui, DNP-FNP

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
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Dawn Drewes, APRN

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Urgent care
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  • $5 MEDS
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"I felt well-cared-for by Dawn. She was friendly"

Ola Onabanjo, FNP-BC

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"Ola was AWESOME and very informative with great medical advice. With her suggestion I will try to like yogurt as it is good for me. Thanks so much for having this remarkable physician on your team."

Ca’Seem Tyler, NP

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Family medicine
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Dr. Ghulam Waris, MD

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Internal medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

Amelia Abban, FNP-BC

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

Rosemary Dodd, CRNP

Telehealth visit

Adult health
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  • $5 MEDS

Nsenga Ribeiro-Anderson, APRN

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

Dr. Monika Patel, MD

Telehealth visit

Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated

Dr. Rick Dunner, MD

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Internal medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Dr. Joseph Nichols exceeded my expectations! He was very attentive"

Victoria Ajayi, FNP

In-person doctor visit

8713 Harford Road, Parkville, MD 21234
Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

Monica Orozco Cantillo, NP

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

Laure Ndeutchoua, FNP-BC

Telehealth visit

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

About Sore throat

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A sore throat, also known as pharyngitis, may feel coarse, irritated, or swollen. Inflammation in the throat can be made more painful when talking or swallowing. Common symptoms of a sore throat include:

  • Dryness and/or hoarseness
  • Swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck or jaw
  • Pain or difficulty when swallowing
  • Swollen tonsils that are red or have patches of white discharge
  • Changes to your vocal quality

Other symptoms that can accompany a sore throat include chills, coughing, fever, earache, sneezing, nausea, headache, or stuffy nose. These symptoms often indicate infection, whether it’s viral, fungal, or bacterial. Viral infections like the common cold and the flu are the most common causes of a sore throat. Strep throat is the most common bacterial infection of the throat, which affects 1 in 10 adults and 3 in 10 children every year. Other serious illnesses involving a sore throat include tonsillitis and mononucleosis.

Not all sore throats are caused by infection. A sore throat may result from non-infectious causes including overuse of the voice, sleeping with your mouth open, acid reflux, pollution, and allergies. Talk to your doctor if you have hoarseness that lasts longer than two weeks, chronic or recurring sore throats, trouble breathing, a visible lump at the back of the throat, excessive drooling (in children), or a sore throat that is accompanied by an extremely high temperature (over 100.4 F).

Treatment Options

Below is a list of common medications used for the treatment of a sore throat, which a doctor or provider can prescribe to you for just $5 through SesameRx.

Doctors on Sesame will not prescribe controlled substances. Note that all prescriptions are at the discretion of your provider.

Treatment options for a sore throat vary depending on its underlying cause. Most cases of sore throat caused by the common cold or flu will go away without treatment in about 5 to 7 days. During your appointment, talk to your doctor or provider about which of these treatment plans is right for you.

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