2 weeks ago I saw 2 little white spots on the muscle when you open you mouth. I went to the doctor and he said that it was prob. some bacterial thing so he gave me Biaxin XL 500mg which i took for 7 days. It didn't help so he prescribed me Omnicef 300mg that I just now started 2 days ago. But before he gave me Omnicef, I took a flash light and looked in that back of my throat and notice that on the right side it was kinda red (to the right of the ulva the thing that sticks down from the mouth). I have pain that comes and goes and it makes my ear hurt. Also, the doctor gave me Allegra D 12 hour to help with the pressure in my ear. I am 18 years old and I would smoke prob. 6 to 10 ciggs a day. Would this be a sign of Oral Cancer? I am a hypercondriact so I worry about things all the time. Should I go back to the doctor in a week if my throat doesn't heal up? The TINY 3 spots are still there but they don't hurt or anything...if the doctor saw them he would have told me if they were cancer or not wouldnt he have? I have no other symptoms besides the throat and ear pain off and on. I do have sinus infections that run in my family and I get drainage sometimes and can feel dropping but the reddness isn't all the way down there. Its just right next to the ulva or a little farther back. Its a dark red but very little of it and its irritating. What should I do about all of this?
Also, I do have my tonisls and adnoids removed when I was 3 yeras old...im actually 19....I do not smoke 8 to 10 anymore since this pain started. I only smoke 3 to 4 a day now or less than that? Should I completley quit? Its not hard for me but its just a habbit and i use it for stress...I do it when im bymyself
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.