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Tonsils Yellow White Spots
Yesterday I got a stuffy nose, with sore & red tonsils. No yellow or white spots on them just some slight painful swallowing. Nothing more. Am I sick?
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
Why do my tonsils have yellow areas on them and have white spots by them and have red looking cuts around them as well?
See PCP: Cause could be viral, bacterial, allergic, or other causes. See your physician. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get white spots on tonsils some size of green pea a others size of lima bean put my finger on my tonsils and about a teaspoon of yellow white came?
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?
My left tonsil has been swollen now for a good 3-4 months. No pain or white spots. Roof of mouth is yellow/cream.
Swollen tonsil: consider having a physical examination by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red spots on the soft palate of my mouth and I think there is yellowing where my tonsils were. There's possible white spots on back of throat?
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
See a dentist: A yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth caused by oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, canker sores, etc. Some may require further assessment, tests and your Dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: What you are describing are tonsil stones or tonsilloliths. These are usually associated with bad breath among other things (pain/difficulty swallowing, metallic taste, coughing, ear ache, swollen tonsils). The cause is not clear, but it is thought that food and bacteria tend to collect in little crypts on the tonsil leading to residual calcium deposits or stones. See your doc to be sure ...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
Yes: Yes white spots can indicate tonsilitis.Get a more detailed answer ›
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