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Swollen Tonsils With White Spots
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Very swollen tonsils white patches and red lines possibly blood on tonsils. Difficulty swallowing?
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
Possibly some relief: White spots on tonsils typically are either food or from strep bacteria - strep throat. See your MD for evaluation and swab as needed. Mouthwash - listerine which kills bacteria - may offer some help temporarily. Hot salt water rinses will also soothe. (1tsp salt / 10-12 oz. water). Get in to be seen and treated and back to comfort. Good Luck. ...Read more
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
Could be: White spots on the tonsils could be food particles. The only way to be sure of strep throat is a throat culture. Tonsillitis is a specific diagnosis made by a physician when the tonsils in the throat are red and enlarged and painful. Strep throat does not necessarily indicate tonsil involvement. Obviously you need an objective diagnosis by a specialist. ...Read more
Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep
See physician : your condition requires a strept test and likely a course of antibiotics, you need to see a physician or make a paid consultation through healthtap ...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
Sore throat with swollen tonsil on R side. Lg white pustule with smaller ones on tonsil and red spots around it. Dry cough no fever. Viral or bacteria?
I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.
Hard to tell: Without seeing you it is hard to tell what is going on. I would suggest seeing a dentist with experience in diagnosing oral pathology.. ...Read more
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
2 days of sore throat.Very painful, but can swallow.Don't think I have fever?Swollen tonsils with tiny bumps.No white patches.Are tiny bumps normal?
This may be strep throat: It sounds like you should go to your provider and get your throat swabs to rule out strap throat. If you have "strep" it's important to take a seven day course of penicillin or amoxicillin. You will feel better quickly and you won't be contagious. If you just have a virus, plan on saltwater gargle, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain and fever, and feeling crumby for 5-10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?
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
Home treatment for swollen tonsils and pain when swallowing, slight cough, white patches and spots on tonsils?
You need medicine: Nope. This surely sounds like an infection and most likely strep. This can kill if not treated. Please get to the doctor. ...Read more
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