Frequently Asked Questions

See below for answers to some of our most common questions. You can also call us anytime 24 hours a day at 1-800-317-0280
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 Can you get strep throat without tonsils?

Yes, you can. There is this misconception that once you get your tonsils removed, you’re immune to disease like strep, but this is not true. Your throat’s structure is what makes the difference. The back of your throat is surrounded by bands of tissue called Waldeyer’s ring. If these tissues get infected by the streptococcus bacteria, it can cause strep throat.

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