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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have white small patches on my tonsillitis inside mouth and swollen nodes they are really painful body aches sore stomach headaches eyes feel burnin?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Throat symptoms can be from viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep throat and start antibiotics. Otherwise, possible viral infections are mono and oral herpes. Doctor can check.

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