Suggest treatment for cluster of white bumps on soft palate of mouth

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Posted on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have 6 white bumps clustered together on my left soft palate. They have been there a week and seemed to come on suddenly. Any thoughts?ull
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Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
White dots on soft palate indicating lack of oral hygiene

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have gone through your medical history carefully and the photo you provided.
Overall, your oral mucosa changes are suggestive of oral candida infection especially if you have been using antibiotics recently.

With regards to white dots with no swollen tonsils and no other medical problem, they are due to lack in oral hygiene. Keep good oral hygiene, brush your teeth regularly. Rinse with olive oil and honey can help

All the best!
Dr.Albana
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