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A 22-year-old male asked:

Small white spots on tonsils with no pain, no fever, no sore throat when swallowing. although i do feel a discomfort out dry feeling when swallowing?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
White spots: Hello, the white spots in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden and make your tonsils look like they are infected. Under these tonsil pimples is a cavity or crevice that may be inflamed and infected. Gargle with water after every meal. This helps to clear these white pimples. Also see your doctor.
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