A 44-year-old member asked:
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can herpes cause pus pockets in throat?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No.
Answered on Oct 30, 2013

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Dr. Robert Varady
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Could be: Yes, but more likely its a viral process
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
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Maybe not pus: Often food particles or mucus can be trapped in crypts in tonsils. If no symptoms, you can try to gargle it out or just ignore it.
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Dr. Karen Butler
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Yes: Some people will not mount a fever. See your doctor

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