I was just recently diagnosed with mono and I have

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Q: I was just recently diagnosed with mono and I have the typical white gunk(extrudate?) on my swollen tonsils. There are a lot of little annoying white spots all over my tonsils and by the back area of my throat. I was wondering if it would be ok to maybe gently scrap some of the gunk off? It keeps scratching my throat and it's very annoying. Thanks

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