A 28-year-old female asked:
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white spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. if i make myself cough i can tell there is some mucus. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain.
Answered on Jun 16, 2018

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