A 20-year-old male asked:
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enlarged tonsils with white patches?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: Mono vs acute tonsillitis vs thrush. Get a viral titter and bacterial and fungal culture.
Answered on Jan 22, 2013
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could be strep.: Could be strep throat. See a doctor, get cultured and start proper antibiotics. Good luck.
Answered on May 15, 2014
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