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Which is worse strep throat or tonsillitis caused by virus?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Worse?

Either are not fun, and Strep is treated with antibiotics.
Strep has risk of, albeit small, of affecting the kidneys and therefore it is treated with antibiotics.

In brief: Worse?

Either are not fun, and Strep is treated with antibiotics.
Strep has risk of, albeit small, of affecting the kidneys and therefore it is treated with antibiotics.
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