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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have white patches on my tonsils but they do not hurting. my breath smells bad and my throat has hot breath. white patches are really uncomfortable?

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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Get checked: bad breath could be due to periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection of the gums and bone, or it could be due to infection of the tonsils or even from a GI issue. Have a dentist check your gums and bone and have an ENT check your throat and tonsils.

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Last updated Sep 3, 2014

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