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i recently got diagnosed with strep throat and i used a toothbrush to get rid of some of the white patches. it started bleeding. will i be ok?

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It should be ok: These are usually superficial lesions and bleeding settles quickly if you are well otherwise I would suggest not to try to irritate the patches and leave the medicine to do the job.
Answered on Feb 24, 2017
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