U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Warrenton, VA
A 20-year-old female asked:

My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is connected to my right tonsil. it's been like this for a month now. i see white spots in the back. what is wrong?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Throat Culture: You should see doctor to have throat culture for beta strep infection and if positive to be treated with antibiotic.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Maybe nothing or ...: Large tonsils, in & of themselves, aren't necessarily abnormal. Nor are white spots on back of throat (might be food!). If you're feeling sick eg sore throat, fever, swollen glands, etc, that's something different (retropharyngeal abscess?). Bottom line, you need to go see your family doc for evaluation & testing.

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
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

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
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Dec 13, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.