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Does strep throat happen because of an infection literally in the throat? Or are the pathogens somewhere else?

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Strep throat is an infection of the tonsils.
The pathogen is in the throat.

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Strep throat is an infection of the tonsils.
The pathogen is in the throat.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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