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When you go to the doctor and get a strep test does it test for tonsillitis?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

The strep test only lets the doc know if you have the bacteria present.
You can have strep without having tonsillitis.

In brief: No

The strep test only lets the doc know if you have the bacteria present.
You can have strep without having tonsillitis.
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