A 18-year-old female asked:
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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?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Trench mouth: Should be ruled out. See a gastroenterologist.
Answered on Sep 11, 2020
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Dr. Thomas Yash
Dr. Thomas Yash commented
45 years experience Dentistry
unlikely!!!
Jan 26, 2014
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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
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Dr. Martin Raff
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
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Poss fungal: It is possible you may have a fungal infection, i would see your physician asap to get the appropriate tx.
Answered on Jan 25, 2014

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