A 28-year-old female asked:
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sore throat with yellow puss bags on throat wall so hard to swallow.been 5 days, no fever, no runny nose or cough, and no improvement on penicillin?

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Go back to doctor: This may be viral, or possibly a rare bacterial cause of pharyngitis other than group a strep. You may need a throat culture, or perhaps just some reassurance but you should certainly have this re-examined. Hope you are better soon.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
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