It’s taken years for all of us to realise that almost always a sore throat is caused by a virus and an antibiotic won’t help. Another source of sometimes wasted money and time are diagnostic tests. Blood tests and X rays can be vital tools to help your doctor find out what’s wrong with you, but sometimes the doctor feels under pressure to order these tests when they may be unnecessary.

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