A 26-year-old female asked:
I started to not feel well and woke up today with a few small white spots on one tonsil. strep or tonsillitis? mild fever, sinus congestion, sorethroat
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
You accurately define strep throat by having a positive quick test or culture from a throat swab. Otherwise its just a sore throat.
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