A 21-year-old male asked:
I have strep throat and i accidentally injured my tonsils and they are bleeding can the infection go into my blood this way i am really worried ?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Get examined: go to your PCP or local UC clinic. If you have a tonsillar bleed this may be serious and certainly requires visualization and antibiotic therapy. Close your computer and get examined now.
916 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No: Just gargle and clean your throat, finish your prescribed antibiotic, if bleeding doesn't stop, see your doctor or go to ER
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Last updated Oct 28, 2016
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