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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Reoccurring white spots on left tonsil, hurts, with fever?

Reoccurring white spots on left tonsil, hurts, with fever?

Tonsillitus: This tonsillitis could be due to a respiratory tract virus, a strep infection, or be due to infectious mononucleosis. See your physician who will order the appropriate tests and any necessary treatment. In the meantime gargle with warm salt water and use soothing lozenges like cepestat or cepacol. ...Read more

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I've got a few white spots on my tonsils, but I have no fever or pain. One of them them has changed shape too, what could it be?

I've got a few white spots on my tonsils, but I have no fever or pain. One of them them has changed shape too, what could it be?

Maybe viral...: Many times our body fights viral and even bacterial invasion but no major symptoms are present because our immune system can fight it off. The white spots are collection of dead cells so to say and it usually resolves on its own. If there are no other symptoms you should be fine otherwise. If the spots don't go away after 7-10 days and persist see your doctor for exam. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my tonsils but no pain or fever what do I do?

I have white spots on my tonsils but no pain or fever what do I do?

Tonsils: These are tonsilliths, they are retained food particles in you tonsils. The easiest approach is to gargle after each meal. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my tonsils, but no fever and i'm not feeling sick. I had a strep test done 2 weeks ago and it came back negative.?

I have white spots on my tonsils, but no fever and i'm not feeling sick. I had a strep test done 2 weeks ago and it came back negative.?

Normal tonsils: Adult tonsils have crypts, which make little tonsil stones. These are the white spots. This is normal. If they are really irritating, an antibiotic might help to settle them down. If that doesn't work sometimes we do a tonsillectomy. In most cases if i describe the surgery to someone with a concern about these, they opt to leave it alone. ...Read more

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My son as red spots around his mouth and on he's bum and have had a fever the last few days?

My son as red spots around his mouth and on he's bum and have had a fever the last few days?

Rash: Hi Does he have rash on his hands, feet, inside the mouth as well? we are seeing a lot of cases of Hand FOOT and Mouth disease, which caused by a virus. Fever and rash together are likely secondary to viral infection. If the rash is worsening, fever is getting higher then he needs to be seen . ...Read more

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Tonsil area sore and has white spots on it but no fever , continuously happening for a year ?

Tonsil area sore and has white spots on it but no fever , continuously happening for a year  ?

Get throat culture: The tonsils are corrugated in appearance with what appears as hills and valleys. The crevices or valleys may contain casseous debris or products of infection or in some cases, just food debris. You might have a chronic, sub-acute or intermittent acute tonsillar infection. It would be best to be examined by a physician and have a throat culture performed. ...Read more

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White spots on tonsils no fever and not feeling sick had a strep test done two weeks ago and it came back negative ?

White spots on tonsils no fever and not feeling sick had a strep test done two weeks ago and it came back negative ?

Stones: May have tonsillar "stones" which are deposits in tonsillar crypts which have been previously inflamed. If you have no symptoms, don't worry about it. You should be fine. If this is causing anxiety, then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more