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Distinguishing the Difference Between a Sore Throat and Strep Throat

Strep can be mistaken for a normal sore throat. So what does strep throat look like? Strep throat can be characterized by a gray, furry tongue, white spots on the throat or tonsils, and a swollen uvula along with a red swollen throat and tonsils, which is also common in a sore throat.

When it comes to strep throat early diagnosis is essential. FastMed Urgent Care can perform rapid strep testing with on-site lab work, so you can get results in 10 minutes. Getting antibiotics when you have strep will help you feel better fast and prevent it from spreading to your family, friends and coworkers. So just walk into your neighborhood FastMed Urgent Care. We are here for you 365 days a year. No appointment necessary. Get tested, get treated, get better fast.

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