M 38yr, 2 weeks a sore throat, with white specks at the back of my throat & whitish tongue, breathe normal & no fever, feel tender swallowing, help pls?

Sore throat. You might get a doctor to look at this, but this far along even it was Strep throat it is too late to initiate treatment to prevent post-streptococcal rheumatic fever. Although this is probably viral and will go away with time, without seeing you and examining this it is impossible to be sure, and having a professional exam is advisable.

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