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Easthampton, MA
A 26-year-old female asked:

ive had a sore throat for 7 weeks. 4 weeks ago i had small white spots on my tonsils. i also have had some green mucus. its not strep throat. this happened immediately after i kissed someone new. my dr. thinks its viral pharyngitis, but idk. ?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
History: Suggests mono or kissing disease that may linger for a while and remains viral, being caused by EBV. Sometimes viral diseases are complicated by bacterial infections and it becomes hard to delineate. Talk to your doc about your worries and protracted symptoms.

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