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Anti-biotics for fungal infection in throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I noticed a white patch on my throat under my right tonsil and it hurts. I also have irritation on the sides (both) of my tounge and my taste buds on the top of my tongue are irritated
User :   Both sides of my throat are irritated but this white patch is scaring me
User :   I am scared I may have cancer or something
Doctor :   your age
User :   30
Doctor :   from when do you have it
User :   the patch 2 weeks ago. My tongue was bothering me in may, I saw a dentist and he said it was irritated taste buds and stomatitis and then it sort of got better. Now 3 weeks ago the throat thing came out and my tongue started acting up again
User :   i asked my daughter's pediatrician to check my throat and he did and said it wasn't cancer but then what is it?
Doctor :it can rarely be cancer but it could be infection.
User :   i have taken amoxillin and i am currently taking cipro (without a prescription) but it has not gotten better
User :   even though I don't take the antibiotics like I should every day because sometimes I forget. My daughter is 9 and I don't want to have cancer
Doctor :   mostly it could b fungal infection which is itchy with a white patch
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