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My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and theres white spots on them what's goin on?
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
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In brief: Viral or bacterial?
This could be a viral infection as it can present with redness, swelling, pain and white patches.
Strep throat is another cause but it often has a higher fever and more clinical/body symptoms where the viral is usually more local symptoms. Viral is self limiting but strep can have long term side effects with non-treatment, best to have it checked out by local doc or walk-in clinic.

In brief: Viral or bacterial?
This could be a viral infection as it can present with redness, swelling, pain and white patches.
Strep throat is another cause but it often has a higher fever and more clinical/body symptoms where the viral is usually more local symptoms. Viral is self limiting but strep can have long term side effects with non-treatment, best to have it checked out by local doc or walk-in clinic.
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