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white lump in the back of my throat

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Could be tonsil stones. The next time you see the lump go to the doctor and have it examined.

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A male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic so ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
I am unable to give : you a diagnosis without actually seeing the lump and performing certain tests. Is it towards the jawline, fevers? Is the lump diminishing as your ear ... Read More
Dr. Richard Amato
36 years experience Dentistry
Sounds like an infec: sounds like an infection better get this checked out ASAP
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No simple answer: You need to check this out promptly....A good ENT can help resolve the question by a careful examination.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat lump: One of the more common problems that causes this problem is reflux. Reflux is pretty common and reflux to the voice box, which is called laryngophary ... Read More
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Reflux??: Can be caused by spicy foods and for some people gives burning/unpleasant symptoms in the back of the throat rather than the traditional indigestion/h ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
39 years experience Psychiatry
Throat lump: Go to your PCP or get an appointment wth an Otolaryngologist (ENT) ear, nose, and throat specialist. You may need a biopsy but there is no way you ca ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, maybe not: A lump anywhere in the body can be cancer, so one has to be lucky in life. In the throat, an infection is more likely than a cancer. Mono is from the ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not.: It doesn't sound dangerous, although I am not sure what you are seeing. Yellow lumps make me think of pus? but it may well be a local area of altered ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe a big tonsil: Tonsils are part of the immune system. When enlarged, they look like an oval lump on the left and right sides of the back of the throat, behind the to ... Read More
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