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Throat swollen with white bumps?

Throat swollen with white bumps?

Could be Strep: Strep throat can appear as red, swollen with 'white spots'. Also associated is 'swollen neck glands', fatigue, fever, and body aches. A simple swab in doctors office can check for strep throat. Untreated strept can have complications including heart valve disease. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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White spots on tonsils not strep?

White spots on tonsils not strep?

Tonsillar concretion: Food debris can collect in the crypts of the tonsils. These pellets can really smell bad. ...Read more

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Very swollen tonsils white patches and red lines possibly blood on tonsils. Difficulty swallowing?

Very swollen tonsils white patches and red lines possibly blood on tonsils. Difficulty swallowing?

Tonsillitis : See MD in person for full history and evaluation. Probable tonsillitis possible streptococcal pharyngitis. Tonsils are graded 1-4+ in size by ENT Surgeons, 4+ are touching. How big are yours? Fever chills ? ...Read more

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I am experiencing swollen tonsils with holes in (quality: little white or yellowish spots on tonsils) .

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

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Does mouthwash help with swollen tonsils? and white spots on them?

Does mouthwash help with swollen tonsils? and white spots on them?

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

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Reoccurring white spots on left tonsil, hurts, with fever?

Reoccurring white spots on left tonsil, hurts, with fever?

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

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White spots on tonsils, strep throat or tonsilitis?

White spots on tonsils, strep throat or tonsilitis?

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

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Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep

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

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White spots on tonsils no pain?

White spots on tonsils no pain?

Tonsils: The are likely tonsilliths, these are food particles that become lodged in the tonsil. Often times gargling after eating will keep this from happening. ...Read more

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Two white spots on tonsils and a sore throat?

Two white spots on tonsils and a sore throat?

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

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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.

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.

Sounds infectious: With your symptoms you describe, you should be evaluated by a health care provider to determine if you have an infection that may require prescription medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Having white stuff on my tonsils, gums swollen, painful throat and rash, help!?

Having white stuff on my tonsils, gums swollen, painful throat and rash, help!?

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

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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?

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 more

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White spots on tonsils means?

White spots on tonsils means?

Infection/mucous: Could be an infection, especiaaly if there is pain or discomfort, or it could be mucous in the tonsil crfypts. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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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?

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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?

Sore throat: Looking at what you describe you may have a bacteria infection of your throat. You should see your doctor or go into an urgent care to get a rapid test done to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Strange white patch at back of throat and white spots on tonsils?

Strange white patch at back of throat and white spots on tonsils?

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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Home treatment for swollen tonsils and pain when swallowing, slight cough, white patches and spots on tonsils?

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

Swollen Tonsils (Definition)

Tonsils that are larger than normal. This can be from many causes, most commonly infection, ...Read more