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A 25-year-old female asked:

I've had a persistent sore troat for 6 days with swollen red tonsils. strep test was neg. no fever and no improvement. what should i do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Lee
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Wait 3 more days: Typically viral...But there are other bacteria that cause sore throat besides strept. And would require treatment.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Get a mono test
Nov 30, 2013

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