I don't have Medicaid or a social security and I have a sore throat my tonsils are bigger with white spots. What medication can I take that's over the?

Tonsillitis . Painful swollen tonsils with a white exudate might be strep throat. A rapid strep test can be done to determine if you have it. The treatment for it is antibiotics and you would need a doctor to prescribe that for you. .

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I have a sore throat for 10 now with white spots on each tonsil. The CBC and strep test swab were negative. What could this be?

Viral pharyngitis. This most likely represents a viral tonsillitis or pharyngitis. These illnesses will typically manifest with ulcerations and or white patches on the lining of the tonsil and throat. CBC and strep tests will predictably be normal during these illnesses. Mouthwashes which soothe the pain are most helpful for this; 50/50 maalox and liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good place to start. Read more...

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