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During tonsil treatment new sore behind uvula and small white & red dots on left side of roof of mouth. only left tonsil infected.actually mono or reaction to meds like sjs blister? chills nofever

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Mono usually affects both tonsils and a routine throat culture checks for strep. A viral infection like herpes is a possibility. Sjs(stevens johnson syndrome) doesn't sound likely. I recommend an evaluation by an otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment.

Answered Oct 22, 2019

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Dr. Robert Stachler answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

You might have a viral infection on top of the bacterial one. I suppose you have been on antibiotics for the tonsil infection. I would watch the mouth lesions and finish the antibiotic. Gargle with warm salt water and take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Good luck.

Answered Oct 22, 2019

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