Sore Throat Doctor Near Me in Thousand Oaks, CA

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Jodi Rook, PA

  • Family medicine
  • "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"
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Althea Robinson, FNP-BC

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

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Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

  • Internal medicine
  • "She was so informative and listens to every word you say."
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  • $5 MEDS
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Tallin Martirossian, PA

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

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Dr. Kerolos Tawfeek, MD

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

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Melissa Tam, NP

  • Internal medicine
  • "Fastest I have ever had prescription ready for pick up. She asked the right question and handled everything quickly and professionally. I felt very comfortable with our meet."
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. K was prompt"
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Vivian Nguyen, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • "Dr. Nguyen was amazing. She listened to our concerns and was very understanding and empathetic. She also addressed all of the concerns raised."
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Linda Clark, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "The best experience I've had in so long. I immediately got off of the appointment feeling relieved that help was so easy to get while I'm home sick with a 9 week old baby."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Jirayos Chintanadilok, MD

  • Sleep medicine
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Dr. Hany Samir, MD

  • Emergency medicine
  • "Dr. Samir is an excellent listener and asks questions to better understand my issues. Thank you for your dedicated service!"
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  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. Monika Patel, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Judith Foyabo, DNP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Foyabo was genuine"
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Dr. Polly Baldwin, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr Baldwin listened to my concerns very carefully"
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS

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Dr. David Filsoof, MD

  • Family medicine
  • "Great physician"
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Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

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

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Dr. israel Calcano, MD

  • Internal medicine
  • $5 MEDS

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Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

  • Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS

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Lovelle Valencia, FNP-BC

  • Adult health
  • "Lovelle was very nice professional I couldn’t be happier!!"

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    Dr. Mohammad Khan, MD

    • Internal medicine
    • "Dr. Khan was kind"
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    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

    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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