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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The black spot at back of throat is normal. Black and white spots oral mucous should be checked out by ent.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
May or may not: May or may not be related to each other. Important that you have your dentist check the "black spot" immediately.
A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsillectomy: It is probably a small blood clot. It should resolve. You may see your doctor as well for peace of mind.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsillectomy: http://www.healthline.com/health/tonsillectomy#recovery-and-outlook5 What type of procedure scalpel or laser? With laser you have a white scab, ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
It depends: Without a physician examination to look at the black spot, it is difficult to say what it would be.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Strep throat: You could have a bacterial (strep) or viral infection of the throat and tonsils. You should get checked out by a doctor tomorrow.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Check it out: You should see a dentist or your primary care doctor. Melanomas which are tumors can appear anywhere in the body. This may be benign but only a clinic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a Dr: This is clearly not getting better on its' own. See a Dr for Dx and Tx. Best!
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
?????????????: Even well trained physicians have difficulty separating a nasty mono or viral throat from strep A without a confirmatory test. Tonsil tissue can reta ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Cold - Four Months? : A typical cold would not last 4 months. You need to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat physician) for a complete evaluation and treatmen ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get in to see a Dr.: Infections are either viral related and/or bacterial in nature. You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam and determine what best course of tr ... Read More
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