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When should you call the doctor about a sore throat during pregnancy?

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  • Your sore throat is severe or lasts more than three days.
  • You have a fever with a sore throat.
  • Your sore throat comes on suddenly or makes it difficult to swallow or breathe.
  • You want to take an over-the-counter medication.
  • You have chronic heartburn that is causing your sore throat.

SOURCES:

MedicineNet: "Sore Throat."

Cleveland Clinic: "Colds and Pregnancy."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on January 20, 2019

SOURCES:

MedicineNet: "Sore Throat."

Cleveland Clinic: "Colds and Pregnancy."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on January 20, 2019

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