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A 16-year-old female asked:

My tonsils are swollen, with white spots on them. and the back of my throat is dark red with little bumps. doctor said no strep. any ideas?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Viral tonsillitis: No strep means no antibiotics but NOT no treatment. You can find symptom relief and need to prevent spreading it or reinfection. There's info: http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART03438/Tonsillitis-Strep-Throat.html Best!
Last updated Jul 24, 2016

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