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A 25-year-old female asked:

My 4y waa sick and now has swollen tonsiles. are there any home remedies or medicines i can give her to help without taking her to her doctor?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Not advised.: Streptococcal bacterial infection can cause the symptoms your 4 y/o displays and a strep test may be needed. Best to see a pediatrician.

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Last updated Apr 8, 2013

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