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Ive just had a really bad cold, achy tired and my throat

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ive just had a really bad cold, achy tired and my throat feels like ive swallowed glass and its been over a week and not feeling much better
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: no fever no existing conditions
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I had pneumoia couple of years ago

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
male 63 no other problems no medication
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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You very well might have come down with a secondary bacterial throat infection, possibly even strep throat.......

Since it is Sunday, the safest thing to do would be to head on over to the A&E for a good exam.

They will be able to do a rapid throat test to rule out strep throat (which, if left untreated, can cause heart problems....) and, if needed, get you started on some oral antibiotics to clear things up.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
makes sense thanks for your help