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Uvula stuck on right side tonsil. white/yellow spots. high fever. beenalmost a week?

Uvula stuck on right side tonsil. white/yellow spots.  high fever. beenalmost a week?

Get checked: You need to be seen and get checked for strep throat which needs antibiotic to be treated . Your doctor will also be able to tell you if it's a peritonsillar abscess which requires referral to the ER. Bottom line don't wait get checked ...Read more

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I am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.

I am congested and found white spots on my tonsils, have green and yellow snot but don't have any other symptoms of being sick. No pain or swelling.

Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia(hence the odor--halitosis). The true cause of this nuisance is unknown, but it is often considered harmless. Simple removal with a currette or oral irrigation is often adequate to get rid of them. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

Mouth spots: Do you have any pain and/or fever? Do you feel very tired and worn down? If so, you might be experiencing strep throat. Have you recently engaged in oral sex? If so then you could also have an STD. Go to your doctor ASAP and get it checked out. Many common conditions once diagnosed can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Yellow/white spots on my tonsils complete with a headache and high fever. I've have tonsillitis a lot of times in the past, should I consider removal?

Yellow/white spots on my tonsils complete with a headache and high fever. I've have tonsillitis a lot of times in the past, should I consider removal?

Yes - consider: If they continue to give you so much trouble, i think you should get in to to see an ENT surgeon (ear, nose, throat) and get a good evaluation and assessment. ...Read more

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Sore throat and white spots on tonsils over a week ago. Strep was negative. No more sore throat, but spots are smaller and yellow now. Feels scratchy?

Sore throat and white spots on tonsils over a week ago. Strep was negative. No more sore throat, but spots are smaller and yellow now. Feels scratchy?

Needs eval for c&s: first on my list is to r/o strep. initially sounded like strep. would have been helpful to have culture results from the beginning. I would check with our primary care provider and let him exam you for a better evaluation ...Read more

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What are white spots on tonsils?

What are white spots on tonsils?

White spots on tonsi: Commenest cause of white spots on the tonsills is streptocaccal infection.But it can be caused by infectious mono nucleosis, some time white food particles may be stuck in the tonsillar crypts. ...Read more

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