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Question: Chronic SoreThroat

 kaywest - Fri Jun 17, 2005 3:47 am

My son is 14 years old, He has complained about a sore throat off and on for two months. We don't have insurance so I was wondering if this is something I should go to the free clinic or emergency room for or is it common because we live in LA. Any help would be much appreciation.
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Sat Jun 18, 2005 1:54 pm

A recurrent or a persistent health problem, even if it is mild, indicates a visit to the doctor. It could signify another underlying condition causing this problem to recur or persist.

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