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I have red swollen throat with spots on my tonsils, Like 4

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Hello I have red swollen throat with white spots on my tonsils
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the skin issue better or worse?
Customer: Like 4 days
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: About 4 days

These symptoms can be caused by a viral infection.

Epstein barr virus ( mononucleosis) is most likely.

May take 7-10 days to recover from.

You can take Ibuprofen 600 mg every 6 hours as needed for symptoms.

Pepto bismol will help with stomach symptoms.

Chlorpheniramine tablets will help with phlegm.

Please drink lot of fluids, gatorade also to prevent dehydration.

Please start vitamin C 500 mg, Vitamin D3 2000 IU and zinc 50 mg daily to boost your immune system.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thank you


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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Sprry but I just realised I already had once mononucleosis before in my life...I know I can get it only once in life or no?