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What could be the link between: low fever, herpes, swollen tonsils / other neck ganglions? i took an aspirin to reduce the fever sensation. what else?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe strep throat: A person can get herpes lip sores recurrences when he is stressed with another infection such as a strep throat. His primary care doctor can do a rapid strep test and get a result in 5 minutes. Antibiotics are needed for strep throat.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2017

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