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Strep throat post tonsillectomy operation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Yes, Hi I have had problems with strep throat all my life I'm 17 I use to get it all the time but this year I got my tonsuls removed in february, but right now I feel the way use to feel when I got strep throat but I don't have tonsuls, could it be strep throat?
Doctor :  
strep throat is the result of the inflammation of throat mucosa
Doctor :   tonsil is one of the cause in many
User :   So, I'm still as likely to get it asI was whenI had my tonsuls?
Doctor :   yeah but the frequency and severity and the complication of infected tonsil is not there by the removal of tonsils
Doctor :   meaning

Doctor :  
still you can suffer strep throat
Doctor :   due to other cause as tonsils are removed

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