A 27-year-old female asked:
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Throat pain, puss and blood coming from tonsils, white patches on tonsils, and swollen neck glands. No pcp & ER has a 5 hour wait. Any suggestions?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Urgent care: You need a strep test, mono titers. There are urgent care centers in san diego on google search or of you have insurance call the nurse help line. Good luck.
Answered on Nov 29, 2014
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A z pack is: not the best drug for presumed strep or mono. I would check with your Dr and let them know you are not improving.

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