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My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

Seek medical care: This may be an infection such as a peritonsilar abscess. This is an infection typically of a unilateral tonsil which presents with one sided throat pain radiating to the ear and there may be swollen glands on the side of the infection. Other possibilities could be neoplastic (cancer). ...Read more

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I m having white spots near my ears and small spots elsewhere too...Doctors have siad that it is vitiligo how should I cure it ? What is the reason?

I m having white spots near my ears and small spots elsewhere too...Doctors have siad that it is vitiligo  how should I cure it ? What is the reason?

Vitiligo: Unfortunately there is no cure for vitiligo, but there are different treatments available. Please see your dermatologist. Vitiligo is thought to be an immune system attack on pigment producing cells of the skin. Why that happens is not exactly clear yet. ...Read more

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Only @ night time. My back teeth, mostly bottom. Also jaw & ears hurt very bad. Can't lay down .Causes tremendous pain. Orajel causes white spots?

Cause: Before applying treatment the cause of your pain has to be determined. It may be bruxism, infection, parafunctional habits, joint dyscrasia, etc. Please see your Dentist. Referral to an Oro-facial Pain Expert may be in order. Oracle is for superficial gum lesions, so probably not the treatment of choice for your problem. ...Read more

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Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

U Described symptoms: You have described your symptoms. Do you have a question? If you are looking for a diagnosis, then you should use HealthTap Prime or talk to your primary physicians, as there are many conditions which cause swollen tonsils & plugged ears. Strep throat, scarlet fever, tonsillitis, lymphoma, & viral infections are some of the causes. More info & space for communication is needed for good diagnosis. ...Read more

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Daughter has sore throat with white spots and ear temp of 100.2 she is 18?

Daughter has sore throat with white spots and ear temp of 100.2 she is 18?

Sore throat: Your daughters symptoms could be due to a virus or bacteria. The viral form will ultimately resolve on it's own. All that is necessary is fluids and rest. The bacterial form, however, will require antibiotic treatment. This form is commonly known as strep throat. The only way to differentiate between the two is by being tested by your doctor. I recommend a visit to your doctor so that this may be. ...Read more

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Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Please go to your: doc. You need a diagnosis and treatment. White spots on the throat are one thing and numb fingers another. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my swollen tonsils My ears hurt i have a bad cough and i have lost my voice My tonsils aren't swollen anymore but cough is worse?

I have white spots on my swollen tonsils My ears hurt i have a bad cough and i have lost my voice My tonsils aren't swollen anymore but cough is worse?

Mycoplasma infection: With history of tonsillar swelling, loss of voice and now a worsening cough, it would be wise to visit your doctor. While this could be a viral infection, your symptoms are bothersome for a possible Mycoplasma infection. Additionally, it would not be improbable for this to be strep throat complicated by bronchitis--also something not to be taken lightly. Call your doctor for an appointment today. ...Read more

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