Sore Throat Doctor Near Me in Portland, OR

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Kelly Crowe, NP

Telehealth visit

  • Family medicine
  • "Kelly was absolutely amazing"
  • Available in 1 hour
  • $5 MEDS

Eunice Asah, DNP-FNP

Telehealth visit

  • Family medicine
  • "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."
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

Dawn Drewes, APRN

Telehealth visit

  • Urgent care
  • "I felt well-cared-for by Dawn. She was friendly"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
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Nicole Baldwin, NP

Telehealth visit

  • Urgent care
  • "Nicole listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions. She was warm and reassuring and extremely professional."
  • $5 MEDS

Tod Work, NP

Telehealth visit

  • Family medicine
  • "Tod was kind"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

Traci Lambert, NP

Telehealth visit

  • Family medicine
  • "Traci was excellent. She listened"
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

Michael Shroth, DNP

Telehealth visit

  • Adult health
  • "Michael was so respectful"
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

Dr. Kenneth Akey, MD

Telehealth visit

  • Pediatrics
  • "Dr. Akey is a wonderful doctor. We will definitely schedule with him again. He was caring and knowledgable. He offered us valuable medical advice. "
  • Available tomorrow

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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