A 36-year-old female asked:
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my throat hurts severely when swallow and my ears. had strep and ear infection 2 weeks ago and took 10 day antibiotics and the pain came back recently?

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Dr. Susan Hoffman
27 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: It is very possible that you are infected again with Group A Streptococcus. Your doctor should examine you, do a rapid strep test and a strep culture. If you continue to have recurrent episodes, or complications from it, a visit to an ENT doctor may be indicated.
Answered on Apr 4, 2016
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