A 20-year-old female asked:
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staph aureus cause abscess can it also cause pus inside tonsils?when press tonsil it wilcome out. can it cause this pus in both tonsils? no iflamation

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsilitis: Yes Staphylococcus aureus can produce tonsillar infection.
Answered on Jul 11, 2014

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Tonsillitis: What is the question you are asking? It sounds as if you have been well evaluated and are being treated for a presumptive diagnosis.

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