"Can You Still Get Strep Throat If You Don't Have Your Tonsils?"
Originally asked by Community Member dawn
“Can You Still Get Strep Throat If You Don’t Have Your Tonsils?”
Can You Still Get Strep Throat If You Don’t Have Your Tonsils?
I know you posted this several months ago, but I wanted to let you know that, yes, you could still get strep throat. Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils. Even if you don’t have tonsils, it can still affect your throat. You cannot, however, get tonsillitis.
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I hope you are well!
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Answered By: Cindy Cunningham