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I am 30, a smoker and am experiencing a minor sore throat,

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Hi, I am 30, a smoker and am experiencing a minor sore throat, especially when I drink water. I used a flashlight and looked into my throat and found some bumps, one almost a white tip to it like a pimple, on both sides if my throat. And my tonsil is looking funny, it doesn't look like the shape it's use to be. Is it throat can we? I am not experiencing any weight loss, loss of appetite and my throat doesn't hurt that much. I have been experiencing this for I over a week now.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Do you have any other symp***** *****ke cough, fever?

Did you take any medicine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank u for replying. I haven't taken any medicine nor fever. I have a very minor cough and it only occurs after I smoke with a little phlegm. I have taken a picture of my throat and is added in the file.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the information,

There is redness of the throat.

This is due to an inflammation.

It can be that you are having a mild viral or bacterial infection.

Other symptoms like fever, cough may not be present.

I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

A throat swab can be taken for test.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.

Regards.