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hello, I have a history of sinus issues with constant

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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: hello, I have a history of sinus issues with constant post nasal drip. I also have a history of tonsil stones. Last night I noticed this white pus filled maybe cyst on one tonsil and today I noticed a gray area on the other tonsil. I have been fighting off something and when I put cotton swab in my ear the other day it came out really really dark
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 2 hours later
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Diphtheria is possible

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

I see the photo below but her is not quite clear.
I suspect you may be suffering from diphtheria.
I wanted to know if you are having a fever?
Do you have a sore throat?
Di you have any lymph nodes?
The treatment consists of antibiotics after confirmation of diagnosis

Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
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