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white patch in throat [ and little itching also there ]


for last 3 days am having itching in my throat , and i can see a white patch in my throat...

what will be the reasons for this..?
am a smoker for last 6 years in average of 5 cigarets per day and thrice in a week , i will drink alchohol.
is this anything related to smoking...?

thanks in advance
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669824 tn?1225839312
Smoking and alcohol use can cause white patches in your mouth. Also, white patches could be due to an infection or thrush.  Please see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.
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