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Tiny canker sores on tonsils and back of throat.

If anyone can help, here is the situation. I woke up with a very mild sore throat on Saturday with no other symptoms. Sunday the sore throat was much, much worse when I woke up, but I still had no other symptoms other than a very red throat. I visited the doctor yesterday and she prescribed me Augmentin, stating that I had a throat infection. Today however, I noticed that I had very small white spots, visually very similar to tiny canker sores, spread across the back of the throat, tonsils, and on my uvula. I can count probably 15 or so, but as stated before, they are barely bigger than grains of sand. These appeared after my doctors appointment so I'm forced to ask here instead. Could anyone tell me what they might be? Additionally, I do now have a mild cough (mostly from the scratchy throat), and very, very slight congestion (could be unrelated). Any help would be very, very much appreciated. I just don't want it to be an STD or anything like that.
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209987 tn?1451935465
Sounds like tonsillitis...but the antibiotics should kick in any time now.
If they are still there in a few days from now, I would go back to be examined again.
If you develop a sore neck or back with stiffness, go in right away.
1340994 tn?1374193977
Use very warm water gargle with salt and baking soda.  about 1/2 tsp in a glass of warm water, like 6 ounces of water.  Gargle and spit and repeat.  Do this twice a day.  Drink hot broth.  
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