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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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.
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Last updated Apr 19, 2016
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