A 24-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

sore throat and white spots on tonsils over a week ago. strep was negative. no more sore throat, but spots are smaller and yellow now. feels scratchy?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Buehner
40 years experience Infectious Disease
Needs eval for c&s: first on my list is to r/o strep. initially sounded like strep. would have been helpful to have culture results from the beginning. I would check with our primary care provider and let him exam you for a better evaluation
Answered on Feb 2, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral: This is most likely caused by viral infection such as mono (epstein barr virus) or another related virus. Depending on risk factors another potential ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure she is ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month