A member asked:

Sore throat with swollen tonsil on r side. lg white pustule with smaller ones on tonsil and red spots around it. dry cough no fever. viral or bacteria?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Bacterial infection is more likely if you have pustules, fever, tender lymph nodes and no cough. In your case because you have no fever and a cough it is more likely to be viral.

Answered Jul 29, 2019



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