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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: We call this post nasal drip, it is usually resulting from sinus disease or nasal allergies but can also be from acid reflux, depending on your other ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist : Visit your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination.
Dr. Kosmas Kasimatis
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Probably a canker sore or aphtous ulcer. Potentially trauma. Need to give some topical for relief and observe.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
RULE OUT MONO: You have upper respiratory infection most likely associated with lymph nodes emergent in the neck you need to be on two week courses of antibiotic an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor ASAP: There is a potential for this to be extremely severe. It may involve the potential spaces between muscle groups in your neck and can obstruct your br ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Spot on throat : It may be related to a viral infection, viruses can cause cold sores and other irritations
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Could be strep: If you have a severe sore throat it would be a good idea to see a doctor and be checked for strep infection. If it is strep you need antibiotics. With ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
White tongue: MAY be from Thrush, a yeast infection. Difficulty swallowing MAY be more serious. Please see your doctor to diagnose what is happening and provide h ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Even if we could, this would have to be seen to be diagnose ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on doctor: Throat symptoms after a tonsil infection will vary with different types of infections and with different patients. Some doctors recheck the throat if ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Diaz
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Bacterial vs Viral: You could be having a Bacterial vs. Viral infection of your Throat. Better get it checked with your primary physician. Hope this helps.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Petechiae: Probably from virus. Check platelet count. May be low.
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