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Sore throat, white spots on tonsils, coughing yellowish mucus. Taking amoxicillin. Cure?

i have a sore throat for 1 week now that started 2 days after 10 days of amoxicillin ..... theres a few pinhead size white spots on each tonsil .so i went to er and had a cbc , chem 27. strep swap and mono and flu swab all came back negative also 2 views chest xray also negative no fever at all and coughing yellowish mucus any ideas?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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you had acute pharyngitis and you are treated with antibiotics..
the white patches you are seeing could be pus/debris/fungus..
take one more swab for the KOH mount..
later on it can be treated with antibiotics/antifungal..
all the very best..
Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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