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A 23-year-old female asked:

Certainly have tonsillitis or strep after two weeks of a cold i now have white spots and swollen tonsils, what to do till i go todrs tomorrow 4swelling?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Taylor Pollei
Facial Plastic Surgery 13 years experience
Ibuprofen: You can take up to four 200mg pills 4x daily. When you see your doctor they can talk about prescription medication such as antibiotics and possibly oral steroids for pain/swelling.
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Throat: Hi don't wait until tomorrow. Go to an urgent care or ER. Have them do a throat cx and a blood test for mono.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Agree, don't wait, it can turn into an abscess
Aug 2, 2014

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