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A 24-year-old female asked:

Severe sore throat, white spots on tonsils. i'm going to the dr tomorrow but in the meantime i took some nyquil and it burned! strep?

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Dr. Lucas Bryant
Facial Plastic Surgery 10 years experience
Cannot say: Unfortunately, your symptoms aren't enough to tell if you have strep throat. You will need a throat swab which can be sent for a rapid strep test and culture. Sometimes the rapid test is wrong too, so waiting for the final culture results is the only way to know for sure.
Last updated Apr 19, 2016

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