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Q. What tests to take for sore throat so I can get a proper diagnosis?

Answered by
Dr. Parth R Goswami
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 05, 2018

Hello doctor,

I am suffering from mild headache. I have a sore throat. What reports should I go for so the doctor can get a proper diagnosis for me?

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Hematology Pathology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com

Here are few investigations that can be done for sore throat:

  • ASO titer.
  • CBC (complete blood count).
  • Throat swab done only if needed.

For symptomatic relief, I suggest taking a decongestant like Levocetirizine 5 mg OD for five days and Vitamin C 500 mg for five days can be taken primarily. Consult a specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent.

For more information consult a family physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/family-physician


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