hello all. I have had a terrible cold for nearly 2 weeks now and i usually am never sick. i believe it to be nearly 2 yrs since my last cold. several weeks prior to my cold i noticed that my tonsils had some white on them. i just associated this with tonsil stones. smoking. drinking. injury caused by food or drink. this usually comes and goes within a days period. i then started to become ill from a cold. i noticed these white spots appearing on my uvula and on my soft palate. they would appear and disappear within several hours time. yet i wasnt concerned because it was acute and seemed to be resolving. no pain was associated with the white spots and the closest i can compare them to is almost like dead skin or a scab. yesterday a.m i awoke with extremely sore soft palate and throat. these white spots covered my soft palate and the pain i felt was almost a chapped burning sensation. today i awoke withmost of the white spots gone but left over is redness and irritation where they presented. is it possiblee the virus i am fighting could cause a condition such as this? these white spots look similar to strep but i am quite certain this is not strep.View Thread
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