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I have a sore throat and its very painful to swallow. My glands are very swollen and I have a headache. Should I go in for a throat culture?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: See the doctor

There may be something else going on so i would check in with my doctor for a check-up.

In brief: See the doctor

There may be something else going on so i would check in with my doctor for a check-up.
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
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Dr. Gary Kilgo
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

You may have strep throat.
A rapid strep test can be done. Do it for yourself and to prevent making others sick.

In brief: Yes

You may have strep throat.
A rapid strep test can be done. Do it for yourself and to prevent making others sick.
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