10 Signs of Strep

Sign #2: Swollen Tonsils

Located at the back of the mouth on either side of the throat are small glands known as the tonsils. These glands have the job of helping to trap and deal with bacteria, and other pathogens, to prevent them from doing harm elsewhere. As such, the tonsils can easily become overloaded when there is an infection present.

In addition to becoming swollen, the tonsils are also likely to become noticeably redder than usual. Yellow/white spots will also appear and there may also be pus visible. This is often mistaken for tonsillitis, which has some very similar symptoms, and a test is often needed to reach the correct diagnosis.

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