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symptoms of strep throat without tonsils

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Pretty much same: Sore throat, fever, and pain while swallowing.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Essentially the same: Strep throat is strep throat--a bacterial infection due to exposure to a specific germ called streptococcus. Headache, sore throat, red throat, swolle ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing statement: As written your statement/question is not clear. You are free to start over.Your questions are not linked, so each must have the background and a ques ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If your partner had gonorrhea you could certainly get a throat infection from it. It is more likely something else, but if the timing is right, it is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Poss: Could be similar in symptoms. Pain, etc...
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily : Though the more accurate information should be I believe or think you have Strep throat based upon your history and my examination
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Several possibilitie: Chris, There are several possibilities. A strep screen is about 80-85% accurate. Strep is therefore still a slight possibility. More likely is a viral ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep. and a full panel of blood work. Empiric an ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Absolutely: Streptococcal pharyngitis is not dependent on the presence or absence of tonsils, so the answer is yes! a simple swab will confirm your diagnosis in a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
The basics: When infected by strep A, your tonsils will swell and become reddened as will the back of your throat. The appearance is almost identical to viral inf ... Read More
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