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strep throat with very swollen tonsils

my 9 year old son has strep throat and his tonsils are almost swollen shut should  i be doing something different other than saltwater rinses motrin and propping up his head while he sleeps
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If a culture shows strep throat, he needs antibiotics.  The problem is that some untreated strep throats will lead to rheumatic fever, and this can have serious consequences.  I just had to take antibiotics for strep throat myself.  
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