When is specialist consultation needed for the management of pharyngitis (sore throat)?

Updated: May 06, 2020
  • Author: John R Acerra, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

With a few exceptions, uncomplicated cases of pharyngitis should not require a consultation. Infectious disease specialists should be consulted in the case of unusual presentation or in the case of a patient who is immunocompromised.


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