Two weeks ago I fell ill with what I thought

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Q: Two weeks ago I fell ill with what I thought was strep throat but I went and did a throat swab and culture test and both came back negative. I still have symptoms of a common cold but still have the sores on the back of my throat. What could be the cause of this and do I need to get tested for a different possible infection?

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