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Can you get white spots on your tonsils

Patient: Can you get white spots on your tonsils without it being strep throat

 

 

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Doctor: Hello,Thanks for the query.There are many causes for white spots or white membrane around the tonsils other than s treptococcal infection.Vincents angina, leukoplakia, diphtheria, leukemias, oral candidiasis, aphthous ulcers, infectious mononucleosis, agranulocytosis, traumatic ulcers, etc.Consult an ENT specialist and get an examination done for specific treatment.Hope this helped.Regards

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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