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A 19-year-old female asked:

My left tonsil has been red and with a spot on it now it's shrunk and something is behind it but my right tonsil is red with a white spot hurt swallow?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Viral pharyngitis: is the white spot like an ulcer. Like a canker sore and hurts? Sometimes viruses can cause painful tonsils. See your Primary care doctor or an ENT and they can try to sort this out for you. Take Motrin for the pain 400 to 600 mgs 3 x a day. Good luck and feel better!
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