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I have white spots all over my tonsils but my step test came back negative. What does this mean?

I had a bad cold so I went to the doctor and they gave me a strep test and that turned out to be negative. I've been taking sudafed for about 3 days and my cold is pretty much gone. I have a runny nose but thats about it. Today when I looked at my tonsils however I had a lot of white spots on my tonsils. What could this be?

ps. my throat does not hurt

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    If I still had white spots i'd be seeing the doctor again. Might not be strep but could be something else.

  • 1 decade ago

    Could be negative for another reason.

    I'm on doxydil (sp?) for my acne, and it makes my strep tests come out negative.

    However, if your throat doesn't hurt, I HIGHLY doubt you have strep.

  • 1 decade ago

    I always have tonsilites however you spell it.

    The white spots are the food you eat.

    because your tonsils are so big sometimes your food does not always go down and it gets caught near your tonsils.

    try eating bread so food can go down.

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