A 25-year-old female asked:
i got red pimples back of my tongue, and pain in my throat and is red, i took antibiotics also medicine for inflammation but no result.wht it could be?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 46 years experience
Candida possibly: When one takes antibiotics, you kill off both bad and good bacteria. Often candida albacans, which is a fungus/yeast that normally occurs in the mouth, overgrows after the antibiotic has suppressed the good oral bacteria. Another possibility is an infection with the coxsackie virus. See a dentist or physician for exact diagnosis and treatment.
Don't know: See your physician first and get a culture done to identify the offending bug, then treat.
Last updated Sep 14, 2015
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