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had strep throat but still have white patches

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Martin
21 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikley: You will get white patches on the tonsils from viral illness, but you can also get food particles in the crypts of your tonsils that appear white. Th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsils post-infx: It sounds like the infection cleared up ok (azithromycin is not my favorite drug for strep, it works ok), but you have more concern about chronic chan ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
The only way ...: ....To tell for sure is a strep test. Return to your doctor to find out for sure.
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Not strep: It may be still repair of the tissue . Of back to his normal self don't worry. If not back to himself even without fever he could also have had mono ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure.: Via consultation with one of our doctors, we can evaluate your symptoms and see what antibiotic may be appropriate for what ails you.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
That's long enough: Depending on how bad the infection and inflammation in one's throat is, 1-2 weeks may be needed to heal back to normal after treating strep throat. St ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Strep throat: You treatment for strep throat is inadequate. You should have 10 days worth of Cephalexin
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe.: He could have had the same strain of strep that you have before and is now immune to that one. Or he may not show symptoms yet, because he was expose ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austin Mackens
11 years experience Family Medicine
Assume “throat”: The description I see does not mention the exact anatomy but from context I assume it is a feeling of something stuck in your throat. This is a relat ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? confirmed?: The treatment will often kill off the germ and end your chance of spreading strep,but it may take some time for your system to repair the inflammation ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
23 years experience Pediatrics
Depends..: Fevers can take around 4 days to stop after taking abx. As long as your pain isn't a lot worse and you can take fluids well, just cont your abx. If yo ... Read More
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