A 20-year-old female asked:
Sore throat with white spots on my tonsils. went to the clinic and tested negative for mono and strep. was given penicillin but the sore throats back?
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Pediatrics 51 years experience
Virus: If you were negative for strep, you didn't need penicillin. If it's back, it's because it was probably a virus. Or you you were re-exposed to another agent. Depends on timing.
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Last updated Dec 24, 2015
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