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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can look: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
White pimples: Hello, the white pimples n the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can look: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple: The pimple in your throat may be due to a virus
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Something infectious: Mono is from the ebv virus, and can cause swollen glands (lymph nodes) and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but strep throat needs ant ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat lump: Are you looking at a tonsil? If so there may be a tonsillar stone which is really some harmless hardened debris rather than a true stone. If the lump ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
? papilloma: There is a small chance that it's something called a papilloma, which is a small round lesion that can be caused by infection with HPV. These can also ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Viral pharyngitis: You need symptomatic treatment such as salt water gargle , cepacol sore throat lozenges and some otc pain medication. It takes 7-10 days to go away. S ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Glossitis: possible inflammation of the tongue and the back of the tongue, near the taste buds. Should be checked. Advise warm water gargles and glycerine-zinc l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The back of the throat is populated by both regular tissue and scattered islands of lymphoid tissue like tiny tonsils. They are often seen as "cobbles ... Read More

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