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pimple like bump on throat

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends. Is it progressive? Trouble swallowing, chewing or breathing? If minimal symptoms, wait. If persistent or progressive, see your MD.

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bump in throat: It could be something caught in your tonsil. You can it checked out by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Something infectious: Mono is from the ebv virus, and can cause swollen glands (lymph nodes) and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but strep throat needs ant ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could be strep : You may want to see your physician for a throat culture.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The back of the throat is populated by both regular tissue and scattered islands of lymphoid tissue like tiny tonsils. They are often seen as "cobbles ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Throat: could be bacterial infection. need to see doctor or do a virtual consult to get help
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: A sore throat can be evaluated by a primary care doctor to see what the cause might be. Sometimes it is a strep throat bacterial infection (antibioti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell: It's hard to identify skin lesions by description. They may be insect bites. They may be pimples. They may be other types of sores. See a doctor if th ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More

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