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A 22-year-old male asked:

7th day of penicillin for strep. pain has dulled significantly but still present and tonsils still swollen. is it normal that white spots are forming?

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Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: Sometimes the prolonged use of antibiotics to treat infection might alter the bacterial balance of the oral cavity causing the white spots, finish the antibiotics keeping a good oral hygiene and soft diet would improve condition gradually..

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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