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A 23-year-old female asked:

Red throat 4 mon. and arch infront of tonsils. tonsils went from non visible to visible red and veiny no swelling no spots or lesions dull ear ache

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold, influenza, or adenovirus (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, one sees the doctor if the symptoms are bothersome, recurrent or don't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Lozenges, Tylenol, or Motrin can lessen pain temporarily.

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