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A 19-year-old female asked:

Pharyngitis,for 2 weeks sore throat went away. pain on both sides by tonsils keeps coming back, strep test negative for bacteria. help please ?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Pharyngitis: Check with your physician, you may have mononucleosis or other viral infection.
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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Mononucleosis: Go have a reevaluation by your health care provider. Ask to be tested for mono which can start as an acute sore throat.
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Last updated Apr 5, 2016

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