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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. any idea what it might be?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination.
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Pharyngitis: This needs to be examined and a full history obtained before one can make a diagnosis. This could be anything from herpes to diphtheria or infectious mononucleosis or even syphilis. Let a doctor examine you and assess this. Good luck.
Dr. William Jakavick
38 years experience
Poss fungal: It is possible you may have a fungal infection, i would see your physician asap to get the appropriate tx.
Last updated Jan 23, 2019


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