A 25-year-old male asked:
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white spots on tonsils no pain and no fever, as of yet? what is the cause? i do have enlarged tonsils, and getting a tonsilectomy next month at the mayo clinic. my left lymph node is enlarged as well?

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Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Step throat : Or mono.
Answered on May 1, 2014
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
14 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsilloliths: This could also be from a tonsillolith (tonsil stone), if you are not having a sore throat.
Answered on May 4, 2014

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