A member asked:

How would i know the difference between strep throat and post-nasal drip? it has been a week and my mucus still green, throat very sore and glands tender?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

The simplest and most direct approach is a throat culture. Since a rapid strep test may be falsely negative, obtain full throat studies. Subsequently, your doctor will intervene with the appropriate therapy.

Answered Feb 19, 2023



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