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Post nasal drip bumps

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
May be related: Post nasal drip can be from sinus or pharyngeal infection which can cause lingual tonsillar bumps way i the back of the tongue to enlarge.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: The bumps on the back of your tongue may be irritated papillae (normal) or they may be an enlargement that needs to be evaluated by your dentist or fa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Moffett
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes the bumps are swollen lymphoid tissue.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: The bumps on the back of your tongue may be irritated papillae. They may also be the signs of something other than the post nasal drip, so an appoint ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Tonsil Stone: Post nasal drip can be from allergic rhinitis. You mention that you are on a steroid nasal spray and have nasal polyps. The bump you mentioned; if it ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chronic: Or recurrent upper respiratory infection/inflammation, tonsilar stones wouldn't cause such, if you mean by "bumps under your tonsils " enlarged painle ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Zekowski
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sounds wrong to me.: 1) post-nasal drip will not cause bumps or swelling of the tongue. It is just mucus, and even infected mucus won't do this. 2) tongues normally have ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis: White yellow patches at the back of the throat need to be checked objectively by a physician. It could be strep throat or postnasal drip.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post-nasal drips: These are called cobblestoning from the post-nasal drips from the nasal mucous membrane or from a sinus infection. Try nasal steroid for a couple of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph tissue: The back of your throat has lymph tissue. If you have drainage this will cause the lymph tissue to swell.

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