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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like small ab: Better see your doctor for treatment and stop squeezing. You could easily spread the problem and then you will have a real problem. So see your doctor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsil stone: It sounds like you have a tonsil stone, or tonsolith. These occur when crypts in the tonsils get food packed in them. You can removed them with a Q-ti ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This sounds: like chronic irritation of your tonsils which at your age SHOULD BE small.. Are you a smoker??? Have you had frequent tonsillitis in the past?? Try g ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Tonsil stone: Is very common condition. Many small tonsil stones do not cause any noticeable symptoms. The larger stones can have a major symptoms like a bad breath ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Viral pharyngitis: is the white spot like an ulcer. Like a canker sore and hurts? Sometimes viruses can cause painful tonsils. See your Primary care doctor or an ENT ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Johan Matthys Van Der Merwe
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Blocked gland: If there is no pain, and it is not enlarging, it is most likely a blocked mucosal gland which should not cause problems. If it is painful with swollen ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold, influenza, or adenovirus (antibiotics usually not used), or fro ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Tonsillolith?: Is the white spot in the tonsil perhaps a tonsillolith that's causing local ongoing injury and inflammation? Have you tried removing it?
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
White spot: No cancer, but a sore throat caused by aviral infection.
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