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What could these white, patchy bumps on my swollen tonsils be?
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Infection
Many infections of the tonsils cause formation of exudate or white patchy material on the tonsils.
The problem is that the type of infection causing this can be viral, bacterial or yeast , all of which require different therapy. Need to see your doctor.

In brief: Infection
Many infections of the tonsils cause formation of exudate or white patchy material on the tonsils.
The problem is that the type of infection causing this can be viral, bacterial or yeast , all of which require different therapy. Need to see your doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Strep
You should get evaluated and get a proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Strep
You should get evaluated and get a proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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