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My Tonsils Have White Spots
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
Doctor can check: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. A primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or a urologist will have to look at a penis rash in order to tell what it is. If an eczema rash, hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. If warts or some other infection, special treatments are needed. Some penis bumps are normal. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing swollen tonsils with holes in (quality: little white or yellowish spots on tonsils) .
Tonsoliths: Usually these are on little importance. The white stuff is dead white cells and debris. If there is pain, Clear.ease Lozenges are good for reducing swelling. If you want to remove the white stuff, the oral irrigator that comes with the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus irrigator is designed for removing these particles and reducing swelling of tonsils. Great for snoring too. ...Read more
Please see Dr.: Anytime you have a sore throat for over 24 hours, it's best to see the doctor and get a strep test. If it's a virus, all that's needed is symptomatic care, but if it's strep, you need an antibiotic. Untreated strep can lead to rheumatic fever, which can cause permanent damage to your heart and other organs. ...Read more
Yeast infection: This is a common symptom of a yeast infection commonly know as oral candidiasis or thrush. This infection is often seen with denture wearers, people with diabetes and aids, and people on antibiotics. Check with your dentist or physician for a definitive diagnosis, for possible causes, and treatment. ...Read more
Painful spots tongue: Lets so 2nd opinion and I can look at them. ...Read more
Infection: Sounds like it's an infection. See a physician to confirm that and get the proper medication. ...Read more
Normal: It may be normal to have some discharge or tonsillar exudate, that resides in crypts within the tonsils. They can be related to retained food particles that are degraded by saliva and bacteria, which can cause the foul odor. Viruses are the main causes of white discharge on tonsils. ...Read more
Tonsillolithiasis: If your throat doesn't hurt or if you don't otherwise feel infected, these could be tonsillar stones, a condition called tonsillolithiasis - completely benign and of no real concern. ...Read more
Your question is?: Some kids at various ages have this finding. You did not ask a specific question or give a child's age or other symptoms. ...Read more
Depends on situation: If it is sudden, you probably need antibiotics. That is, if it is bacterial tonsillitis. If it is a cold, then they are not useful. If the tonsillitis is recurrent enough or chronic, tonsillectomy can save you many future illnesses. The tonsils sometimes just have small pits that harbor bacteria like the plaque in your teeth. ...Read more
I have big white bumps on my tounge red throat with red bumps and small red bumps inside my lower lip?
Rule out fungus: The white patches could represent a fungal infection. If you have been on antibiotics, fungus infection may occur. The fact that the white patches are also in the back of the throat suggests some type of infectious disease. My advice is to see an ENT specialist for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
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