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Swollen tonsils for 2 weeks after antibiotic treatment for strep throat. What is this?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: It happens

You can kill off the germ, but it can take time for the tissue injury to settle down.
Strep, it it was strep, can also coexist with other infecting agents like mono. Some of the worst looking throats I have ever seen were mono.

In brief: It happens

You can kill off the germ, but it can take time for the tissue injury to settle down.
Strep, it it was strep, can also coexist with other infecting agents like mono. Some of the worst looking throats I have ever seen were mono.
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