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Do I have strep or pharyngitis? I have checked for redness and white spots on my throat, but it seems like a subtle redness. How obvious is strep?

Do I have strep or pharyngitis? I have checked for redness and white spots on my throat, but it seems like a subtle redness. How obvious is strep?

It is not always: Obvious. The beefy red, enlarged tonsils with purulent exudates and swollen lymph nodes don't always occur. A strep throat test/ culture will allow you to know for sure. ...Read more

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Biopsy: might be lichen sclerosis. ObGyn is in doubt. Symptoms: severe burning redness lots of small veigns no white spots no scarring. Diff diagn?

Biopsy: might be lichen sclerosis. ObGyn is in doubt. Symptoms: severe burning redness lots of small veigns no white spots no scarring. Diff diagn?

You got your dx: If your biopsy sample was representative of the worst part of the affected area then you got your definitive dx; if your gynecologist doubts it he can discuss with the pathologist and ask for a review or second opinion ...Read more

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Could I have mono or strep? Doctor says pharyngitis. Have some white spots/redness. Have had both in past. Rapid strep test said - not tested for mono

Could I have mono or strep? Doctor says pharyngitis. Have some white spots/redness. Have had both in past. Rapid strep test said - not tested for mono

Many causes: There are many different potential causes for sore throats. While strep throat and mono are two of the most famous causes, there are many other more common viral (and some less common bacterial) infections which can cause sore throat. If your symptoms do not improve within the next few days or if it becomes increasingly difficult to swallow then you need to see a doctor for follow-up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Woke up with a pretty sore throat. Hurts some when i swallow. Checked it out, dont see any redness or any white spots. What could it be due to?

Woke up with a pretty sore throat. Hurts some when i swallow. Checked it out, dont see any redness or any white spots. What could it be due to?

Viral pharyngitis?: By far the most common cause of sore throat is viral pharyngitis and I see no reason to suspect anything else. If it gets especially severe or if you develop high fever, see a doctor. Otherwise just tough it out without worry. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my right tonsil that come and go. No redness, no sore throat. Can this be caused by my post nasal drip? Or is this a sign of

I have white spots on my right tonsil that come and go. No redness, no sore throat. Can this be caused by my post nasal drip? Or is this a sign of

Tonsil Stones: Likely tonsilloliths. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/tonsil-stones-tonsilloliths-treatment-and-prevention#1 See ENT doc to confirm diagnosis. If diagnosis confirmed, no treatment indicated. ...Read more

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Red rash and white spots on back?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to give specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My clitoris is red and has two white spots on it. I just had a baby two months ago and have been bleeding off and on since. What is wrong?

My clitoris is red and has two white spots on it. I just had a baby two months ago and have been bleeding off and on since. What is wrong?

Need more info: And a physical exam. Go and see your ob/gyn doctor and get appropriately diagnosed. Cannot do this over the internet. ...Read more

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Taking doxycyclhycl and went outside and back is red and two white spots. Some is red and some isn't. Get hot feeling in hands and when i touch cold.?

Taking doxycyclhycl and went outside and back is red and two white spots. Some is red and some isn't. Get hot feeling in hands and when i touch cold.?

Photosensitivity: Doxycycline is one of those medications that make you very prone to skin reactions to sun exposure (photosensitivity). Even a little sun exposure can set it off, and it doesn't need to even be the part of the skin that was exposed, although it is more common to these areas. Try to avoid direct sun while on the med and use sunscreen. If really intolerable, talk to doc about possible change in med. ...Read more

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My toddler gets red palms with white spots /splotches .?

My toddler gets red palms with white spots /splotches .?

Capillary cirulation: The autonomic (automatic) nervous system controls circulation by a "dilate/constrict" balance. This suggests that lower brain controls are unevenly distributed. Depending on whether there are other symptoms (if I am right there always are) a high sugar diet and/or cow's milk would do this. ...Read more

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I have white spots on the right side of my rib cage and it is quite red but the other side is fine ?

I have white spots on the right side of my rib cage and it is quite red but the other side is fine ?

Several things: Unfortunately with skin conditions, it is always best for us to see and feel the lesions to help make a proper diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for an appropriate evaluation. Could try posting picture of the spots, that may give a little more info to us. But really, best is to see your doctor. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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My stepson fell over grazed his arm last week it has now spread a little is really red with little white spots what could this be?

My stepson fell over grazed his arm last week it has now spread a little is really red with little white spots what could this be?

Abrasion: Sometimes an abrasion is bad enough you can see the different layers of tissue, but it could also be signs of an infection. I recommend he sees his physician. ...Read more

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My child has a red spot on her ankle with 6 little white spots inside it?

My child has a red spot on her ankle with 6 little white spots inside it?

Red spot on knee: You need to see a doctor asap as it seems like there is an infection in the skin. It could be deeper than it may seem and the white spots are most llikely from the spreading of the infection. Very rarely there could be abscess as well.See your doc asap. ...Read more

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When I sit down and my feet are flat on the floor they turn purplish red and they have white spots.

When I sit down and my feet are flat on the floor they turn purplish red and they have white spots.

Circulation disorder: A common problem in young women called Raynaud's , for an unknown reason the blood vessels constrict and cause these symptoms. You should protect your feet with thick socks and don't walk barefoot or smoke. ...Read more

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