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If your child has a sore throat and swollen tonsils, does that automatically mean he has strep throat?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
In brief: Strep throat
Not necessarily. Sore throat and swollen tonsils may indicate a viral infection which is not treated with antibiotics.

In brief: Strep throat
Not necessarily. Sore throat and swollen tonsils may indicate a viral infection which is not treated with antibiotics.
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