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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
49 years experience Dentistry
Oral yeast?: Could be an oral yeast infection, or a simple coated tongue that needs to be cleaned of its coating thru use of a tongue scraper (available on interne ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Acute pharyngitis is usually a viral infection. I wonder if your PMD put you on an antibiotic. If so, the white tongue could be a fungal infection. ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
ViralUri: Viral upper respiratory infx.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat and tongue symptoms can be from strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some oth ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Without knowing your medical history and medication use, hard to tell for sure what this is. Best to see your doctor and test whether the white coatin ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Mucositis?: These don't sound like symptoms of sinusitis. Maybe viral pharyngitis. But you may be on the right track, i.e. oral mucositis (inflammation of mu ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
INFECTION?: Hello there, sore throat with changes in the tongue especially if a new symptom is likely due to an infection and will likely require a consult for me ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Aoki
Dr. Jon Aoki answered
42 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get throat culture: Go to your doctor or urgent care clinic to get throat culture. Bacterial infection may benefit from antibiotic by viral infection should resolve on i ... Read More
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