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Picture of Strep Throat

Picture of Strep Throat

Strep infection often produces a distinct pattern of white patches in the throat and on the tonsils, as well as red swollen tonsils. Strep throat is treated using antibiotics, which kill the bacteria causing the infection.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on August 03, 2010

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Text: "Anatomy of a Sore Throat", WebMD Slideshow