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My left tonsil is swollen and sore? Is this herpes? There's no canker sore or lesion but throat is red.
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
Sore throat?: If you're having other symptoms in addition to yellow and red lines on the roof of your mouth, such as sore throat, fever, cough, or pain when you swallow, its possible that its a pharyngitis, or throat infection. Most of the time they are caused by a virus, and it just takes time. Sometimes they are caused by a bacteria, and for these you might need antibiotics. ...Read more
Patchy tongue: These symptoms would have to be seen personally for a diagnosis. See your physician if your throat is sore and\or if you also have other symptoms. Otherwise see your dentist. We can't give you a diagnosis over the internet, especially with such limited information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common gingivitis: Swollen, red and bleeding gums may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist.You can typically get free or reduced fee dental care at dental schools, community clinics, and health centers. Do not delay, ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Son has what looks like strep, swollen tonsils, white pockets on tonsils and is now bleeding is this common to bleed with strep?
Yes: As it is with any throat infection that erodes the oral mucosa. ...Read more
Inflamation: It is not uncommon to have red bumps on the back of tongue. However redness and bumps on the tongue and throat means inflammation. It could be from post-nasal drainage to acid reflex. If it last longer than a week, go to your md. Throat irritation from acid reflex can lead to serious complications including cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't know if it's a sore throats but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny and my throats is sore and nose runny. Limited space.
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol or Motrin may help decrease symptoms. ...Read more