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High fever and sore throat?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be: Strept is just one type of pathogen that can cause a throat infection. It's one that needs an antibiotic, most of the others don't. It's more likely strept if you have a fever, swollen lymph nodes in the front of your neck and white mucous covering your tonsills.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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