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I've had my tonsils removed can I still get strep throat?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Although removing the tonsils may decrease the frequency of strep throat, it is still possible to become infected with strep without tonsils.

In brief: Yes

Although removing the tonsils may decrease the frequency of strep throat, it is still possible to become infected with strep without tonsils.
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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