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Orange bumps on oropharynx

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Possible cyst: This sounds like a cyst. You should gave it evaluated by a dermatologist ASAP and tarred as needed. If left alone it could become a severe infection

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
Might be normal: You really need to be seen for a useful answer to this question. If the bumps are arranged in a 'v; shape on the far back of the top surface of your t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Epstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 24 years experience
Diet? medications?: if you are eating certain things this can cause what your are experiencing. I would start by trying to cut out any spicy foods and get a tongue scrape... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: Throat pain and a throat coating can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 58 years experience
Keep hair washed.: Bumps on the scalp can be sebolytic bumps that are filled with scalp oils Main cause is seborrheic dermatitis. Treatment is by simply frequent hair ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Grobman
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
Hematoma: Assuming you can walk on it and there is no crunching or grinding, it is a hematoma. Apply ice and try to elevate. It will eventually go down. Typical... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Normal anatomy: Most likely explanation for what you see is normal anatomy. Those are probably bits of lymphoid tissue in the pharynx. They change in size depending o... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: you need to see your doctor. You likely have an infection or a bad allergic reaction. Medical evaluation and treatment would benefit you.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology 58 years experience
Throat infection: you have throat infection possibly Tonsillitis. Do warm water and saline gargles and see your physician. .
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Herpes?: Young people often get herpes type 1 infection around the time that they become romantically active. The bumps you are describing may be herpes type 1... Read More

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