A 27-year-old female asked:
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what all causes puss pockets on tonsils? usually when i have these, i have strep, but i have no other strep symptoms.

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Pharingitis: If you have a doubt then get tested. There are many causes of pharyngitis and some can be viral. If you see pus and have fever then consider seeing a doctor for antibiotics.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015
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Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT QUITE-CONSIDER SEEING A DOCTOR FOR EVALUATION THEN IF NEEDED WILL BE PRESCRIBED ANTIBIOTICS. BASICALLY YOU ONLY NEED ANTIBIOTIS IF YOU HAVE STREP
Jun 12, 2015

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