A 18-year-old female asked:
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how can i tell the difference between tonsillitis, strep throat, or tonsil stones?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Have it evaluated: You don't separate these on the basis of a single symptom or symptoms.You get sick enough to go in and have it evaluated.If you are not feeling sick, don't bother.If you are, it is worth the visit.
Answered on Jul 29, 2018

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