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Suggest remedy for throat pain and difficulty in swallowing

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Dr. T Shobha Deepak

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Posted on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have a white spot at the top of my throat. It's painful when swallowing. I don't have any history with this. I had the problem about two weeks go it went away after 5-6 days and now it is back.
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It is follicle of tonsil

Detailed Answer:
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Dear Ms

Thanks for uploading the clinical photograph.
Going by the lesion it is follicle of Tonsil. Ot should subside. I would suggest you the following

1. Warm Saline Gargling: To a glass of lukewarm water add 2 spoon of salt and gargle the throat with it thrice a day for 5 days

2. Short course of antibiotics

If the lesion still persist after a week then do Consult ENT specialist for further assessment

Do keep me updated

Take care

Best Regards
Dr Shobha Deepak
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