A member asked:

White spots on tonsils, doesn't hurt, no bad breath, negative for strep and mono. swollen neck glands, been treated multiple ways but never went away.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

White spots coating anywhere in the mouth, including tonsils, is a typical symptom of oral candidiasis or oral thrush. If it’s oral thrush, white spots on tonsils are due to a fungal infection. Rec.: see ENT for definitive diagnosis and treatment.

Answered Oct 30, 2018


Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered

Specializes in Dentistry

you need to have a diagnosis so you can be treated properly. See an ENT for an evaluation

Answered Nov 4, 2014



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