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white sores in mouth and throat

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sores: It has to be diagnosed clinically. If it is viral, palliative treatment for about ten days. If systemic, corticosteroid might be used.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: The most common cause is herpes if you have or have haad fever blisters then that is what it is if that is not the cause the you should see a physic ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Probably: This is probably a bacterial infection. I would see ear nose and throat doctor to get a complete evaluation. There could be something else wrong also.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Anatomy:: Throat begins at tongue base, tonsils, soft palate; mouth: tongue, gums/alveolar ridge, cheeks, floor of mouth . Many mouth sores are traumatic. Some ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probable viral infec: Symptoms are probably secondary to viral infection. Usually will spontaneously improve, but if symptoms increase in severity need to see pcp.
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A female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Too long for a virus: See ENT, potentially could be Herpes virus, exclude chronic sinus; Bacet's is in differential if some of your relatives of Turkish origin
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A female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
See PCP: Your symptoms are suggestive of acute pharyngitis that is caused by virus or bacteria. Strep infection needs to be ruled out even in the absence of fe ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral infection?: Good morning, enlarged tonsils, pressure in ears due to blockage of eustachian tubes connecting middle ear to sinuses, pressure in head, and sores i ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Viral illness.: Most cold sores are caused by the Herpes simplex virus. Especially the first time you get the infection there will be other symptoms besides the sore ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Virus: Its a possibility but go see your doctor and get some blood tests and a culture.

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