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Mexico, NY
A 22-year-old male asked:

Saturday i shown symptoms of strep throat. sunday i started taking penicillin. today is tuesday and my throat still hurts. whits spots still on throat?

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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Pharyngitis: It may not be bacterial in origin if you have been on antibiotics for over two days and the pain and white spots are still there. Many viruses have the same symptoms as strep throat.
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