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Red bumps on tonsils



I`ve had a constant sore throat for over three weeks now which is accompanied by red dots clustered around my tonsils. I haven`t had a fever or any other symtoms except for a complete lack of energy. My doctor said the pain is most likely due to post-nasal drip and gave me nasal spray. However, it hasn`t helped. Is it really just allergies? Please help!


Your symptoms could be associated with many medical problems. If they are persisting this long, you should consult your doctor again. If he/she is unable to help, ask for a consult especially if your condition is thought to be allergy-related.

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Response by:

I Leonard Bernstein, MD I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati