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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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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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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 I have a fever of 101 my glands have white spots on them and I have a bad ear infection according yo my school doctor. What should I be taking? Tks

Hi I have a fever of 101 my glands have white spots on them and I have a bad ear infection according yo my school doctor. What should I be taking? Tks

Didn't they treat?: If you have seen a doctor and these things were described, it seems likely that further testing and suggestions for treatment would have been offered. If not, see your family doctor. This could be strep throat, infectious mononucleosis, or half a dozen other illnesses. ...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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What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

One-sided sorethroat: You may have infection or abscess in one of your tonsils. When it gets worse without treatment, you may notice painful swallowing and fever. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment, if salt solution gargling fails to give you any relief. ...Read more

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Blister like bumpson back of throat. No white spots but throat sore/painful when swallowing also ears and hurts. Any ideas on what this is?

Blister like bumpson back of throat. No white spots but throat sore/painful when swallowing also ears and hurts.  Any ideas on what this is?

Viral infection: Reddened area on the throat could very we be a virus. Are they grouped blisters with a red base. This could be the oral herpies virus which is usually self limited try using chloroseptic on the lesions until the pain subsidesl. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Tested positive for strep a white spots on tonsils. (negative for glandular fever.) penicillin vk for 21 days and spots came back. Now have ear ache?

Tested positive for strep a white spots on tonsils. (negative for glandular fever.) penicillin vk for 21 days and spots came back. Now have ear ache?

Strept Secrets: Bacterial group a strept infection is often associated with fever, enlarged lymph nodes and the tonsillar "white spots" known as exudates. These are a white cell (pus) response from the lymph tissue (tonsils) just below the surface and can recur if inadequate treatment or chronic infection. Tonsillar stones (saliva/mucous/food particles) are what people often see in the folds of the tonsils. ...Read more

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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby(72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it.Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. no fever. Some sinus drainage?

Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. no fever. Some sinus drainage?

Sounds like a sinus : Problem. May not require antibiotics as usually don't give early unless meet specific criteria but there are comfort measures doc can provide for you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

SKIN PEELING+++++: IF HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE HEAD OF YOUR PENIS (NOT PENNIES), SEE YOUR DOCTOR. I DONT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THEM. TO PLAY SAFE AND SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more

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Is it normalt to have white spots around the head of your penis ?

Is it normalt to have white spots around the head of your penis ?

Yes: These could be normal perqly penile papules. They are very small. These could represent genital warts or molluscum which needs to be treated. Show them to doctor on next visit, especially if they are newly acquired. ...Read more

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What are these small white spots/dots around the start of penis head?

Most likely yeast: First question is are you a diabetic and then are you circumcised, You should have diabetes checked and have smear done of spots to concur. ...Read more

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I randomly get very light headed and see white spots for a few minutes but my head still feels strange long after?

I randomly get very light headed and see white spots for a few minutes but my head still feels strange long after?

Several causes: It is not normal. There are several causes. Please see your PCP TO find the cause. It could be hypotension or hypoglycemia among other causes ...Read more

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I have white spots below the head of my penis they don't hurt or anything, they are just worrying me what they could be

I have white spots below the head of my penis they don't hurt or anything, they are just worrying me what they could be

Pearly penile papule: Yes. Most of the time this is a common, harmless finding known as pearly penile papules. No treatment required. If you are still concerned, show your primary physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part.. can anyone tell what is this?

What to do if I have started to notice some white spots on my penis head's bottom the base part.. can anyone tell what is this?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to tell what it may be, but clinically these spots may be so-called pearly penile papules or something related to the effects of long tight foreskin according to what you briefed. How to put all the related things together correctly for right care/counseling? Follow on instruction articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health ...Read more