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Sore throat with big tonsil stone and small white spots on the tonsils. No fever or cold or flu symptoms. Is this an infection? Can this be an oral std

It's possible;see Dr. The 'tonsil stone' is probably food debris that got stuck in one of the crevices in the tonsil, but if you have a sore throat (with or without white spots), you need to see the Dr. It could be strep, a virus, or something else. If you have been having oral sex, STD's need to be checked for as well. Read more...
Chrin tonsillitis . Depends on the time course of events. Is this recent or long term problem? It sounds like a chronic low grade problem with tonsil stones and bacterial overgrowth in the tonsils. It doesn't sound like an STD. . Read more...

Sore throat 6or 7days now not improving. Alot of phlegm in throat. No cold or flu symptoms. Not strep! Please help! Very fatigued& body not feeling normal.

Could be mono. Pharyngitis describes inflammation or infection in the back of the throat. There are multiple causes such as viruses, strep, fungus. Viruses are usually the most common cause. Epstein Barr virus causes Mononucleosis. Blood work checks for mono instead of the usual swab. Mono can cause fatigue and tender lymph nodes all over the body besides sore throat and pus on the tonsils. Read more...
Time to see doctor. Allergies, bacterial infections other than streptococal, viral infections can present that way. You need to see your physician to diagnose and treat the problem. Read more...

I have had a very sore throat only on my right side. When I swallow it really hurts and even when I don't swallow it burns. No cold of flu symptoms.?

Infection. One side or both doesn't matter as far as diagnosis. The vast majority are from viruses. If concern for strep head to your doctor. Read more...
See your doc. For an evaluation when you can. If any breathing problems, get seen now. Read more...
Aphthous ulcers? Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infection is causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve. Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. Read more...

Sore throat no strep flu symp no flu no mono after all testing smoked after someone with cold but got flu symptoms for 8 days is that possible?

Mgt. Please avoid all smoke exposure, particularly while Iill with a respiratory infection. Viral illnesses may last for two to three weeks, but should you should feel better as the infection resolves. Secondary infections may occur- please monitor your temperature. Read more...

Can spider bites cause cold/flu symptoms I have two huge spider bites now I have a headache, getting weak & now a minor sore throat hurts to swallow?

Get medical eval. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you & you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site & possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also medical care if you develop signs of secondary infection. Read more...

Sore throat with phlegm for7days &not improving. No runny nose or other cold/flu symptoms. Had mono in 2009.strep negative. I feel awful&fatigued.

Common problem. Viruses are a major cause of sore throats and they tend to self resolve over a 1-2 week period.Mono and strep have far more associated problems than the others but once these are excluded,comfort care is the primary treatment. Read more...
Follow up with Doc. Follow up with your PCM if you are not improving, particularly if you are running a fever or if your cough is getting worse. Rapid Strep tests are helpful diagnostic tools, but are often falsely negative. A Strep culture is more reliable, but takes 3-4 days for results. Bottom line, if you are feeling worse, your Physician will want to know. Read more...