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A female asked:

My tonsils are swollen with white spots, and my throats also red with little bumps. i'm a virgin. not std or strep. ideas?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Tested ?: The majority of these are viruses that gained access to your throat off your contaminated fingers or inhaled droplets. They can be the first stage of a multisystem illness that involves your lungs or digestive tract or just stay in your throat. If you tested negative for strep there is no need for antibiotics .It should self heal over a few days to a week.

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