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Strep throat virus got into swollen/blocked salivary gland. what can i do?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

There is no strep throat virus, the cause is a bacteria. If the bacteria got into a gland and cause swelling, simple antibiotic treatment would help.If the issue is truly caused by a virus, it would have to run its course.A visit to an ENT might confirm or exclude your self diagnosis and find you a plan for treatment.

Answered Sep 29, 2019

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