Causes and Treatments for White Spots in Throat

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Strep Throat

Strep throat is caused by a bacteria called group A Streptococcus. People with strep throat may have a severe sore throat and white patches on their tonsils.

Strep throat can also cause a fever, and the glands and tonsils may appear swollen. Some patients also experience a headache and red dots on the roof of the mouth. It occasionally causes stomach pain and vomiting, most commonly in children.3‘Strep Throat: All You Need to Know.’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 12 Jan. 2021, www.cdc.gov/groupastrep/diseases-public/strep-throat.html. Strep throat is treated with antibiotics.

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