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Sore throat, infection, curable by medicines, white mark on throat. What is it?

One month back i had sore throat and i consult ENT doctor, he said its just throat infection and curable by some medicines. And its better now, but little bit i am feeling sore throat (not much) and from last week onwards in my through there is one white mark (small in size) on right side. May i know what is that exactly?
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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The white mark on your tonsil can just be debris of mucosa as it collects in the folds of the tonsil.

However as it you recently had an infection it may also be because of the infection leaving some pus filled spot.

As you have already seen an ENT specialist and he may have prescribed you antibiotics there is nothing to worry. Just make sure you have taken the entire course of antibiotics prescribed.

Also take some warm water to drink and gargle it will reduce your symptoms.

If you still feel uncomfortable with the spot you should see the ENT specialist and get it checked.

Take care
Answered: Thu, 24 May 2012
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