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A 45-year-old female asked:

I have sores on my tonsils without a sore throat. slight swelling on right tonsil. sores look like small canker sores. looks like it would hurt. ?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Painless sore throat: Everyone has a different pain threshold - and some people complain only when excruciating pain sets in. Common things being common, you probably have pharyngitis - and you should get a throat culture and doctor's evaluation. Sometimes patients can have oral syphilis - and I don't know what your risks are - but the textbooks report relatively painless lesions can occur. So hope you can see a doc!

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