Ask the pharmacist: When should I see a doctor about a sore throat?
9/5/2017 5:48 AM EST
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As part of a weekly series, in association with LloydsPharmacy, Colin Dougall from LloydsPharmacy in Glasgow, answers your common medicine queries...
Q: When should I see a doctor about a sore throat?
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A: Most sore throats will clear up on their own, but if it continues for longer than week, it's probably time to see a doctor.
However, if you are having severe difficulty breathing, seek medical advice straight away.
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