Throat just started hurting..why ?

Answer How's the weather where you live? It could have an effect on what you're breathing in. If you're around smokers, if there's pollen in the air or if it's very windy. Also, you could have been harbor... Read More »

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How can you tell the difference between strep throat and just a regular soar throat?

In my experience....Strep was accompanied by flu like symptoms (fever, achiness)and I would get white spots on the back of my throat. And it would feel like my throat was swelling shut.And a sore ... Read More »

My girl friend recently got a sore throat, could i catch that sore throat if we just kiss?

"... could i catch that sore throat if we just kiss?" -- Unlike "Josh", I don''t find the answer so "obvious". I have no idea what's caused your friend's sore throat and that is big factor in f... Read More »

How do you purge I've tried just sticking my fingers down my throat but it doesn't work... i just gag?

Unless you downed poison accidentally, there is no sensible reason to purge. Even then, it is not a good idea. See a doctor. Why would you want to do that?

I am sick, It started as a sore throat?

If you have chest pain or problems breathing get to a clinic soon or even an emergency room. It could be bronchitis or pneumonia, if you're lucky it's just a bad cold or flu