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Sore throat, white bits on tonsils - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have a sore throat, i'm not sure if its tonsilittus
User :   or could be something else
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   18, female, student
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   not really any of them,
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc

User :   but i did have a glass of wine the other night,
User :   i have white bits on my tonsils
Doctor :   k fine
User :   could I have gotten something from kissing
Doctor :   k
User :   eg like glandular fever?
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   due u have oral sex?
User :   I was given oral sex, but i haven't done that on the person
Doctor :   k fine
Doctor :   Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils which are oval-shaped lymph nodes located in the back of the mouth and the upper part of the throat. Our body has two sets of tonsils.
Doctor :   Tonsillitis is most commonly caused by a bacterial infection,

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