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How Long Will White Spots On My Tonsils Last After Mono
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
Depends: What you are describing are tonsil stones or tonsilloliths. These are usually associated with bad breath among other things (pain/difficulty swallowing, metallic taste, coughing, ear ache, swollen tonsils). The cause is not clear, but it is thought that food and bacteria tend to collect in little crypts on the tonsil leading to residual calcium deposits or stones. See your doc to be sure ...Read more
Tonsillar exudate: You might need antibiotics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: During early infection have white exudate on tonsils which get enlarged. ...Read more
I oral on a guy 3 wks ago & couple days later white spots on tonsils. after taking amoxicillin white spots smaller is it herpes no bump on lips/cheeks?
When do white spots clear up from strep after antibiotics. I've been on antibiotics since wednesday (2/7/2013 still have noticed white spots on tonsi?
Not strep: You should be feeling back to normal. Sometimes white spots in the tonsils are not related to infection, but are collections of "stuff" down in the folds of the tonsils. If you are not feeling well, call your doctor. ...Read more
I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed yesterday morning. How long will the puffed cheeks last?
2-3 days: Usually after any surgical procedure, maximum swelling (puffy cheeks) occur 3 days afterwards. After 3 days, the swelling can resolve quickly. However, there are different ways to reduce the amount of swelling after the wisdom teeth removal: ice packs to the face, short term steroid pills or use of herbal supplements. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi doc! i've had tonsillitis for 3/4 days now. Started antibiotics yesterday. How long will these take to work? And how long does tonsillitis last?
When will the pus on my tonsils go away after acute pharyngitis and tonslitis. I only got antibiotics two weeks after getting sick?
Tonsillitis: All the symptoms of acute pharyngitis & tonsilitis should go way after two weeks of appropriate antibiotics. Persistent of pus or symptoms are the signs of treatment failure due to inappropriate antibiotic, resistant organism or abscess formation where antibiotic can't penetrate. However pus like white spot can be fungal oral thrush (post antibiotic). Either way talk to your DOC for another eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took flagyl and levoquin for 10 days. Developed white coating on tongue. Been on nystatin for 8 days and tongue still white. How long till white gone?
Maybe a couple weeks: Coated tongue can be due to yeast or fungus, which can be triggered by broad spectrum antibiotis like the ones you took. However, most white coated tongues aren't due to fungus. Simply being ill or on antibiotics can do it. You should contact the doc who is treating you. Most likely s/he will advise you to sit tight and let it clear up on its own, which might take a few weeks. No harm will come. ...Read more
I went to the doctor on Tuesday and she think i have strep throat. When will the white spot leave on my tonsils ?
My throat has been sore for about 2 weeks on and off. I have white spots on my tonsils and back of tounge. What should I take?
I'm 24, and had my tonsils and adenoids out 8 days ago.i have white patches on my uvula. Why? Did they touch it or is it extra coming off my throat?
My daughter has HFM. She first got the bumps on hands and feet 13 days ago and still has them. How long will this continue and how long is contagious?
Soar throat not getting better after on antibiotics for four days still have white patch on back of tongue with bumps In back can it be hiv?
Many possibilities: Sore throats have many causes. Dry mouth is an often overlooked cause. Viral infections are common causes, they can accompany other cold symptoms or have just sore throat and some fatigue. Strep bacterial infection is another. Acid reflux, and reaction to acid and spicy food are also causes. With infectious causes household contacts can pass disease around. Handwashing reduces this greatly. ...Read more
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