Can you get white spots on your tonsils

Patient

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

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A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

There are many causes for white spots or white membrane around the tonsils other than streptococcal 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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