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can i get the white spots on my throat off

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Good/Bad: On the one hand, white spots in the mouth anywhere i think can be due to a precancerous condtion, a bacterial or fungal infection. The problem is tha ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rule out Inf Mono: What do you mean "he got tested and he is clean?" if he has infectious mononucleosis (eb virus) he may have already developed immunity and passed the ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Sore throat: See your doc and get a culture done asap to make sure you don't have an infection.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on how : High the fever is & how ill your baby appears. The american academy of pediatrics recommends calling your dr if your baby is older than 6 months w a t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No...but: The flu and strep are different germs. Symptoms can be similar in some, but a person can also have both at the same time. Only proper testing can sepa ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat: It isbetter tobe on the safe side and get checked even thogh you probably have a virus.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Tiny white spots: Probably not tonsil stones. However, any white lesions in the mouth/throat of longer than 2 weeks duration should be investigated. If white spots on ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not on abx: If you are currently taking the kind of abx we give for strep, you cannot get it. If you finished & it was a long acting med like azithromycin it ... Read More
A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: An exam would help. It may mean nothing or if they are itchy it could be a fungal infection.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Tinea: Tinea Versicolor would be on the top of my list. A quick visit to your doctor and a course of anti fungal ointment- should solve your problem.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: You squeezed an epidermoid inclusion cyst. It's human nature to do this but now your body has reacted to the stuff in the cyst and you're going to hav ... Read More
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