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Hi, i had tonsillitis with flu symptoms last month, and now i have it again. i try to take nyquil and advil (ibuprofen). any idea what it the diagnosis could be?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Tonsillitis: For tonsillitis I would see a doctor as it may be strep a bacterial infection which can give flu like symptoms and will need antibiotics to treat.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: I would suggest a throat swab for Strep, to help guide the next step. You may need antibiotics.

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