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Swollen tonsils.With. White patches.And blood, throat pain fever body aches n.Coughing up yellowish mucus filled with white specks, been2days. Help?

Swollen tonsils.With. White patches.And blood, throat pain fever body aches n.Coughing up yellowish mucus filled with white specks, been2days. Help?

Rule Out STREP: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Need to see a doctor: Certainly tonsillitis is a possibility.There are other possible source of infection. Fever indicate systemic involvement and should be evaluated by a physician. Infection can spread rapidly or cause complication. ...Read more

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Could glandular fever produce white tongue?

Could glandular fever produce white tongue?

Not directly: It could be related, however if a bacterial infection is the source of your white tongue. If your tongue is entirely coated in white, you are likely to have an inflammation of the papillae that is caused by dead bacteria, debris and dead cells getting stuck among them. Smoking, excessive mouth breathing, dehydration, excessive alcohol intake, and poor oral hygiene can also be factors. ...Read more

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High fever sore throat, skin sores, painless after fever broke, white blood cells fighting virus?, then died, harmless? Treatment?Antibiotics ness.?

See your physician : Skin rash with fever can be due to numerous potential viral or bacterial infections. See your primary care physician or a dermatologist for a work up including further lab work, cultures, and possible skin biopsy. This will hopefully guide treatment. ...Read more

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16 wks pego. Had 99 fever no more fever now green poop headache cramps chills high white blood cell count red soar throat negative strep negative flu?

16 wks pego. Had 99 fever no more fever now green poop headache cramps chills high white blood cell count red soar throat negative strep negative flu?

Symptoms: First 99 is not a fever. Over 100.5 then you have a fever. A WBC up to 15, 000 is normal in pregnant women. Immodium should help the diarrhea and cramps and cepacol or chloroseptic with tylenol (acetaminophen) for the throat. Sounds like a viral infection that is not influenza or strep throat (bacterial infection). Most OB's have a list of safe meds. Ask for it, it likely is similar to what I suggest. ...Read more

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High white blood cell count green poop low grade fever and chills with headache flu negative strep negative listeria ??

High white blood cell count green poop low grade fever and chills with headache flu negative strep negative listeria ??

If you have green: poop and fever, then look inside the belly for cause. You may need a CT, or stool culture, or GI workup. If you have headache with fever, perhaps you need to look for meningitis. In other words, have your doctor keep looking for a cause, those tests you listed are only the beginning. Focus on your symptoms and start there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Soar throat white spots yellow tongue. no cold like symtoms or fever I feel normal other then that soar throat. white spots are in back of my throat?

Soar throat white spots yellow tongue. no cold like symtoms or fever I feel normal other then that soar throat. white spots are in back of my throat?

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 (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Started with severe sore throat, fever. No strep, no antibiotics. Both gone, white tongue, red spots, red looking throat remain, 18 days and counting?

Started with severe sore throat, fever. No strep, no antibiotics. Both gone, white tongue, red spots, red looking throat remain, 18 days and counting?

Sore throat: You may have a viral infection, which would include acute mononucleosis, a viral infection which can present the way you describe. I would also consider rechecking for strep with a rapid strep test, but follow up with a throat culture if the rapid test is negative. ...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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Does white dots always mean strep throat?

Does white dots always mean strep throat?

NO: White spots on the tonsils can also occur with many viral infections. ...Read more

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Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Many possibilities..: These symptoms are non-specific. They can be due to many causes. Examples of these causes is infectious mononucleosis, post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (kidney disease that occur after strept infection), blood cancer, etc. I think mono is the most likely in your case but you should get evaluated soon.. ...Read more

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Sore throat, swollen glands & red swollen tonsils. No white patches, no fever or stuffy nose. Allergies? What should I do?

Sore throat, swollen glands & red swollen tonsils. No white patches, no fever or stuffy nose. Allergies? What should I do?

See a doctor: Better see your doctor given your description, you may very well have strep throat or just just viral infection, keep salt water gargles and pain killers, if needed, till you see your doctor. Allergies usually don't cause such symptoms, good luck ...Read more

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I have a very sore throat, minimally swollen tonsils, nausea, diarrhea, body aches, 99.6 temp & fatigue. No white spots in throat. The flu?

I have a very sore throat, minimally swollen tonsils, nausea, diarrhea, body aches, 99.6 temp & fatigue. No white spots in throat. The flu?

Sounds like flu: The symptoms you describe are consistent with the flu. The flu, as most viruses can last 7-10 days. Days 3, 4, & 5 are typically the worst. Hydration with water or pedialyte is helpful. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin can help with the body aches. ...Read more

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Have symptoms like white discharge, slight itch, clumps?

Have symptoms like white discharge, slight itch, clumps?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. Treatment = over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole). If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if there is pain, then the patient should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore throat, mild fever, chills, one lymph node is swollen, body aches and a white film on tongue.

Virus: Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat and chills and flu like body aches are common. At this stage rest, fluids and tylenol (acetaminophen) are all that's needed. A head cold and mild cough may follow. These infections last 5 to 10 days. If symptoms worsen or last much longer, see your physician. ...Read more

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White spots on throat no other symptoms?

White spots on throat no other symptoms?

Spots on throat: It could be tonsil stones, yeast infections, cysts, growths or infections. See an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had high fever headache + mild soar throat. Today I have high fever + mild soar throat with white spots on tonsils. What sickness is this?

Yesterday I had high fever headache + mild soar throat. Today I have high fever + mild soar throat with white spots on tonsils. What sickness is this?

Tonsillitis: Fever (defined as greater than 101.5 F) plus a sore throat and white spots on the tonsils is pretty much the textbook description of tonsillitis. It is possible that this could be viral and so may get better on its own. If you feel it's getting worse, you need to have a medical professional exam you and get a culture to determine if antibiotics are necessary ...Read more