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My son s tonsil is very swollen, bleeding it has some white spots.He has a sore throat but no fever.Should we take him to doc or will antibiotics work?

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Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: See the doctor

It would be wise in this case to have him seen by the physician to determine what the illness really is.

In brief: See the doctor

It would be wise in this case to have him seen by the physician to determine what the illness really is.
Dr. John Comisi
Dr. John Comisi
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Dr. Ryan Woodman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Get checked out

Sounds like it could be strep. I'd get a culture to be sure.

In brief: Get checked out

Sounds like it could be strep. I'd get a culture to be sure.
Dr. Ryan Woodman
Dr. Ryan Woodman
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: STREP TONSILLITIS ?

He needs to be seen to have the right DX and rx.
Strep throat has exudate, swollen glands, headache, chills and bodyaches and can cause heart problem if neglected.

In brief: STREP TONSILLITIS ?

He needs to be seen to have the right DX and rx.
Strep throat has exudate, swollen glands, headache, chills and bodyaches and can cause heart problem if neglected.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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