What does step throat look like? I think I have it.

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I am 53 year old female .. I can’t hardly swallow my throat hurts so bad. There is white and yellow splotches on my tonsils. I feel week have a headache and a stomach ache. No fever. What should I do??

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You just have what is medically called acute tonsillitis, which means infection of your tonsils by bacteria. It is not necessarily a strep throat, which means that the tonsillitis is caused by a specific bacterium called strep. If your symptoms persist, you need to see a dr and get oral or even intravenous antibiotics to cure the tonsillitis.

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