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bleeding tonsil with white spots

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
White spots on tonsi: You seem to have tonsillitis.You should see your doctor and have strep test done if you have white spots on it and if it is positive then you need 10 ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Infection more likel: Rarely epstein barr virus causes cancer in the tonsils, in young persons. However, what you described is more likely to be a chronic infection. Plea ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Sounds like you: nailed the diagnosis.Should all resolve within 2 weeks.If not,let a doc have a look.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsils: The white spots could be a sign of an infection, but you should be sick with sore throat, difficulty swallowing, fever, etc. If you feel fine, but hav ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
White spots: Hello, the white spots in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tonsillolith: Probable tonsillolith. See an ENT doc of you have any symptoms. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/tonsil-stones-tonsilloliths-treatment-and-prev ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: White spots on the tonsils is not normal. There is either bacterial or yeast infection or tonsil stones, among others. You should get this checked o ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsillolithiasis: If your throat doesn't hurt or if you don't otherwise feel infected, these could be tonsillar stones, a condition called tonsillolithiasis - completel ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rhee
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably tonsilliths: While you can get an exudate on your tonsils when there is an infection, more likely what you have are tonsilliths, or tonsil stones. There are the e ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: You need to see your doctor to find out what caused the white spots, if it is due to strep infection you need 10 days of antibiotics, but if it is due ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Tonsil: One sided enlargement is not uncommon. With white spots one thinks of strept. If you have associated fever then its infection. You should see your pm ... Read More
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