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A 36-year-old female asked:

For 5 days ive had a sore throat on the right side which hurts when swallowing. it also causing earache in right ear. in my throat its not that red but the right tonsil is swollen which 1 oval shaped white patch. i also have a swollen gland in neck?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Would immediately obtain a test for Strep Throat, and start antibiotics if necessary. Do not delay as complications such as glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever can emerge. See your doctor now and get the basic interventions started.
Last updated Jul 2, 2021

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