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?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal answered
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Trench mouth: Should be ruled out. See a gastroenterologist.
Answered on Sep 11, 2020
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
52 years experience Orthodontics
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination.
Answered on Jan 23, 2017
Dr. Martin Raff answered
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
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