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Is Ulcerating Throat Rash A Symptom Of Herpangina
Good day; Herpangina is a viral infection which causes small blisters (vesicles) that quickly rupture to form small ulcers. Most common in youngsters; however, Herpangina has potential to affect all ages. The virus is usually spread by mouth- via the saliva. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and terrible sore throats. Oral meds. acetaminophen or ibuprofen and ...Read more
Viruses or Bacterial: Common cold, flu (influenza) mononucleosis (mono), measles chickenpox croup — a common childhood illness characterized by a harsh, barking cough strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria. ...Read more
Viral infection: Most of the time it's due to a viral infection. Strep infections do occur but are not as common, the patient is sicker with fever and malaise. Rarely sore throats can be caused by structural problems. If a sore throat lasts longer than a month see ENT for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
HIV: Unlikely. This is usually an infected cyst or a gland. The rule, however, is that if you think there is a possibility you were infected you should go and be tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Can be either one: Mild nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of strep symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phimosis & balanitis: Phimosis means a tight foreskin, i.e. either difficult or impossible to retract. Balanitis is inflammation of head of penis, usually under a tight foreskin. Bumps under foreskin can be collections of smegma (collections of dead surface skin) due to inability to retract foreskin for adequate hygiene. Best to consult urologist, as circumcision may be necessary. ...Read more
HIV: Very unlikely. These are usually just concretions in little pits in the tonsil that are very common and can be picked out with a toothpick if they bother you. On the other hand, if you even suspect that you may have been exposed to hiv, please go and get tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Yes: Among other things. Get it looked at please. ...Read more
Sore throat with big tonsil stone and small white spots on the tonsils.No fever or cold or flu symptoms. Is this an infection? Can this be an oral std
It's possible;see Dr: The 'tonsil stone' is probably food debris that got stuck in one of the crevices in the tonsil, but if you have a sore throat (with or without white spots), you need to see the Dr. It could be strep, a virus, or something else. If you have been having oral sex, STD's need to be checked for as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth ulcer: Ulcer or opening in the normal mucosal barrier of the mouth usually about half the size of a dime...Much like a brush burn which is a break in the skin barrier it can be painful .... Multiple possibilties as to the etiology...If it is chronic non urgent medical evaluation is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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