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Hand washing remains crucial in preventing the spread of viruses and bacteria that cause tonsillitis. Avoid prolonged contact with anyone who has strep throat and has not been taking antibiotics for at least 24 hours. To be certain, avoid people who have been ill until such time as you are sure they no longer are.

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The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

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The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

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