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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Possibly some relief: White spots on tonsils typically are either food or from strep bacteria - strep throat. See your MD for evaluation and swab as needed. Mouthwash - lis ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Infection: Sounds like it's an infection. See a physician to confirm that and get the proper medication.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsils "stones": This sounds like what we call tonsils stones - impacted mucus and food debris that gets colonized with bacteria. Simple measures first: treat underlyi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tonsils: Hello, it looks like the medications you are using are just the thing. Gargle with warm salt water every time you take a dose of your pain medications ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taylor Pollei
11 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Ibuprofen: You can take up to four 200mg pills 4x daily. When you see your doctor they can talk about prescription medication such as antibiotics and possibly o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
F/U Primary MD: If has not resolved on Antibiotics and prednsione then let your primary Know.Alot of what could be need to know what were the symptoms Orginally if ha ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
ER should check: 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 female asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Mycoplasma infection: With history of tonsillar swelling, loss of voice and now a worsening cough, it would be wise to visit your doctor. While this could be a viral infect ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tonsil: consider having a physical examination by a board certified otolaryngologist
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A female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Candida, strep?: Consider strep or viral pharyngitis, but definitely think about candida (yeast), especially if recently on antibiotics or oral steroids.

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