A 20-year-old male asked:
my throat is red and raw with, whiteness on the roof of my mouth. my tonsils are raw kindalike raw meat. i have very minor throat pain, no white puss?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Strep Throat: I am unsure what you are really asking, but this scenario or situation is the very description of when someone must get to the doctor. There is little to do other than strongly encourage you to your clinic tomorrow.
4962 viewsAnswered Apr 12, 2020
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Med eval.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.
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Last updated Apr 12, 2020
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