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A 22-year-old female asked:

Had swollen eyes & migraine, doc told me i had sinusitis. now i have white spots on my throat & it's swollen. could be tonsillitis. what should i do?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
See below: Same virus/bacterium causing sinus infxn can also infect throat & tonsils. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) should adequately treat bacterial infxn. Gargle with warm salt water & use NSAID (instead of tylenol) for throat relief. May want to be tested for mononucleosis (ebstein-barr virus), which can also cause symptoms u describe.
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