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White Patches In The Back Of Throat
Yesterday I had white patches in the back of my throat, today they're barely there but it still hurts like it did yesterday. What could it be?
Virus: It could be a viral infection of the throat. Viruses can cause white patches just like strep. I would recommend seeing a doctor or urgent care if you have the sore throat, NO cold symptoms and also have a fever, stomach pain, headache or rash. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have small white patches in the back of my throat? I just had strep in august, and I'm just now getting over a cold that I've had for the past week.
Reason is unclear.: Due to recent throat infection you need to have a strep screen done. it is not stated if you have a sore throat now. In view of your recent health problems see your doctor soon. if you cannot make an appt soon as for a strep screen. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have white patches in back of throat but no pain. What could it be? Ii was on anti biotics for separate problem.Could the medicine have caused it?.
Evaluation: The white patches could be anything from yeast infection (candida) to leukoplakia to nicotinic stomatitis. In other words, there are many possibilities in the list of differential diagnosis so it's important for proper evaluation. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I know someone white patches on the back of his throat you have wide spots in the back of this throat what does this mean ?
Need to have it: Checked out if with other signs and symptoms. Most of the time these are benign such as tonsil stones - trapped debris that hardens and calcifies and gets embedded in the crypts of the tonsils. ...Read moreGet help now ›
White spots: White spots in your throat can mean fungal infection or simply healing raw areas on the mucus membranes. Rarely, a white plaque-like area can be a cancerous lesion. Treating the gerd may help this condition. If persistent, mention it to your doctor on the next visit. Hope this helps! ...Read moreGet help now ›
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See your doctor: This may be an infection, possibly strep, so see your doctor for evaluation and find out what it is. If it is strep, this can be treated with antibiotics during pregnancy. ...Read moreGet help now ›
See Doctor: Could be strep. But not absolutely. Untreated strep throat in rare cases can cause serious complications. These include rheumatic heart disease which generally is permanent damage. There is a window of a week or so where treatment with appropriate antibiotics will prevent this problem. You need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a severe sore throat for 48 hours, painful swallowing and white patches on tonsil and back of throat.
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White patches on the back of my throat(no fever and only very,slight sore throat)Brother just diagnosed with strep. Start of strep?Doctor visit needed
Agree: Dr. Visit needed. You can go to MD for rapid strep test or pay for an online consult through health tap ...Read moreGet help now ›
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