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white sores in the throat

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unknown: One of the mysteries of medicine. No known causes.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Pain , soreness: On the sore site (gum & lips, floor of mouth, tongue.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
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Yes: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in the mouth and often make eating and talking uncomfortable. There are two types of canker sores: ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores normally occur on the tongue and the inside of the lips and cheek. Although not as common, they can also occur in the throat, an area tha ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You need to see a doctor. You may just have a pharyngitis (throat infection). However if you actually have fluid filled bumps on your throat then this ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
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No: Spicy foods can cause a burning sensation however not cause the sores. The infection back on the tonsils would burn with jalapenos. You understand the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Many possible causes: I assume he has been evaluated for strep, but he could also have a different bacterial infection (gonorrhea, fusobacterium), thrush, or a viral infect ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Aphthous ulcer: You probably have aphthous ulcers which are benign very painful small white ulcerations in the mouth. They are frequently brought on by stress or ill ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
Papillae: It could be taste buds. There are 2 kinds at the back of your tongue that look very different from other taste buds.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deepak Gupta
37 years experience Rheumatology
Sores in throat: rarely viral bronchitis can causes cause sores in throat
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Canker sores: Canker sores do not cause sore throat or fever. If you have a sore throat and fever along with an outbreak of sores in your mouth or on your lips, t ... Read More

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