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Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need to see: Hard to say without seeing the spots. Go see your physician.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat "Spots": "spots" cans be many things - ask your doc.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat problem: There are many problems that can occur in the throat, so get checked. Spots of all colors can occur. A brown spot may simply represent dried mucous ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Spots on throat: It could be tonsil stones, yeast infections, cysts, growths or infections. See an ENT specialist.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Throat: Difficult to tell if tonsils or something else, without looking at it. Consult your pcp for exam.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not common: Usually responds to Z pack.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis usually causes fever, sore throat, white exudates /spots on tonsils on exam. Most cases are caused by viruses and resolves on its own and ... Read More
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A 34-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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic cough: Hi Sorry to hear you're having trouble. If you have chronic cough, which is cough lasting longer than 4-8 weeks, you need to be seen soon by your doct ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral infection?: This usually means a viral infection. Of the viruses that can do this, the most important to diagnose accurately is herpes, because effective treatmen ... Read More

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