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i have a single white spot on the back of my throat,its sore but it does not hurt too bad, it almost feels like a cut,can smoking cause a white spot?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
It may be thrush: or a yeast overgrowth. Your doc can diagnose and treat. Peace and good health.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your PCP: The white spot in your throat can be perplexing. Diseases associated with white spots in the throat should not be ignored, because they can be a significant risk to your health. See a doctor if you have these spots in your throat, particularly if you also have a fever and especially if you smoke. See your PCP for exam and yes, quit smoking.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Great advice. Thanks Dr. G.
Oct 18, 2014

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