Sore Throat Doctor Near Me in Huntington Beach, CA

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Jodi Rook, PA

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Outstanding appointment with Jodi. She listened attentively and explained everything very clearly. I will definitely use Sesame and Jodi's services in the future and I would highly recommend Jodi and Sesame"

Chidinma Onuigbo, NP

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated

Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

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Family medicine
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
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Emily Zuckerman, PA-C

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Emergency medicine
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  • $5 MEDS

Jacinta Wangui, DNP-FNP

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Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated

Tallin Martirossian, PA

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Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
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"Tallin Martirossian was courteous"

Althea Robinson, FNP-BC

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Very friendly"

Grace Wang, FNP-BC

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

Amanda Seagraves, PA-C

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Urgent care
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  • $5 MEDS

Adewumi Bakare, PA

Telehealth visit

Adult health
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  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated

Abimbola Akinruli, ANP

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Adult health
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
"Dr. Tawfeek was quick"

Dr. Mohammad Khan, MD

Telehealth visit

Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Dr. Khan was kind"

Dr. Justin Houman, MD

Telehealth visit

Urology
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  • $5 MEDS

Samantha Kelly, FNP-C

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
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Isatu Bah, NP

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
  • $5 MEDS

Dr. israel Calcano, MD

Telehealth visit

Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

Dr. Vivian Nguyen, MD

Telehealth visit

Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS
"Dr. Nguyen was amazing. She listened to our concerns and was very understanding and empathetic. She also addressed all of the concerns raised."

Dr. Monika Patel, MD

Telehealth visit

Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated

Judith Foyabo, DNP

Telehealth visit

Family medicine
    "Dr. Foyabo was genuine"

    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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