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A 17-year-old female asked:

Sore throat/slightly blocked nose/headache. throat culture says: streptoccus viridans (moderate growth), no pathogenic organisms found. what to do?

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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
Symptomatic Tx: Streptococcus viridans is one of the normal flora organisms in the mouth, these symptoms are likely secondary to viral infection and symptomatic over the counter medications may help or see your physician

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Last updated Mar 12, 2015

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