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I have strep and I was just wondering what are the white patches in my throat actually are? Puss?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Exudate

The white patches are called exudate or pus, which is a normal reaction of the immune system to infection.
The patches, do not however , tellus what the cause of the infection is.

In brief: Exudate

The white patches are called exudate or pus, which is a normal reaction of the immune system to infection.
The patches, do not however , tellus what the cause of the infection is.
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