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A 27-year-old female asked about a female:

My tonsils are red and swollen i dont have strep came back negative but i have white pus pocket on the back of my throat and i have very high fever they gave me azithromycin will it work im also taking tylenol and motrin?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Very unlikely : Many bacterial and viral causes of pharyngitis in a 7 yo with fever and pus on her tonsils, sounds more like EB virus (mononucleosis) rather than bacterial infection. Re-check with your doctor

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