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i woke up this morning with a stiff neck, sore and swollen throat. what could this be?

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replied April 3rd, 2010
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A11069
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Sore and swollen throat indicates a possible upper respiratory tract infection with associated general malaise which can cause some stiffness of the neck and body aches. It could just be a non specific viral upper respiratory tract infection. Thank you

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