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Sinusitis and pharyngitis with sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   I have a question
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I need to know if I should be concerned
User :   I have a white smooth patch in the back of my throat its behind my cheek in that pocket
Doctor :   please type in your whole query
Doctor :   May i know ur age, ?
User :   like right in front of my tonsil but but real low
Doctor :   and how long have u had this patch
User :   25
User :   I just notcied it a week ago
Doctor :   also do u have any other symptoms like sorethroat , fever, cough , etc ?
User :   My dentist said it looked like it was from post nasal drip and that my tissues got irritated
User :   I have a sore throat and my teeth have been sore, but are in good consition
User :   condition*
Doctor :   in that case u may be having sinusitis and pharyngitis
Doctor :   and that will recover with some supportive meds and antibiotics for a few days
User :   I had sinutius, but the whit patch isnt near my throat it is more on the other side of my widsom teeth
Doctor :   I understanfd
User :   could you have irritation due to post nasal drip there??
Doctor :   yes definitely
User :   i thought that only showed in your throat
Doctor :   both the throat and orpharynx are interconnected
User :   it is painful and has caused my neck lymph nodes to become swallon
Doctor :   so infection does spread
Doctor :   thats y , u need meds
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