Quick Facts help you to understand strep throat or tonsils but are not a substitute for diagnosis or treatment by your doctor.
sore Throat or to tonsils, pain when swallowing, fever, red and swollen tonsils which may have white patches, tiny red spots on the roof of the mouth, swollen lymph nodes
highly contagious so observe the Doctors Report Prevention Steps; can be transmitted directly, by moist breath of those affected, or other objects touched by them
special care to follow the Doctors Report Prevention Steps, including hand washing and care when in groups and public places
seek your doctor's care; confirmed strep infections are treated with antibiotics; rest, liquids and treatment of symptoms can accompany the antibiotic therapy
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