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    Old 01-17-2017, 12:03 PM   #1
    sara2020
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    Doctor refusing to test to strep throat

    I went to the my PCP doctor yesterday becasue I had been having a sore throat and fever of 100 degrees. I had just visited with my sister who had strep throat. Before the doctor came in the nurse swabbed my throat with 2 swabs. My doctor comes in and tells me it is probably just a virus and says that he won't test the swabs to see if I have strep. Is this common? It seems nuts to me, anytime I have ever been to the doctor before for a sore throat they would always swab it to see if it was strep.

     
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    Old 01-17-2017, 07:34 PM   #2
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    Re: Doctor refusing to test to strep throat

    I've never had a swab for strep with just a sore throat and low temp.

     
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