A 58-year-old female asked:
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Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

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Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A throat culture can help differentiate the etiology. See your physician.
Answered on Feb 21, 2016

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