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White pimple on throat

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Lilienfeld
Pediatrics 54 years experience
See your doctor: Sore throats can be checked by your physician to determin if any lab evaluation is needed;

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
White pimples: Hello, the white pimples n the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
May be infection: White things on the throat sound like there could be a throat infection, especially if one has a sore throat and some swollen lymph node glands in the... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vien Doan
37 years experience
Food particles stuck: This is usually food particles that got stuck in small crypts of tonsils or pharynx and bacteria accumulate to cause the smell but not infected. No tr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Depends: Depends. Is it progressive? Trouble swallowing, chewing or breathing? If minimal symptoms, wait. If persistent or progressive, see your MD.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Have your throat: rechecked by your surgeon or primary care doctor. It may be perfectly normal and part of the healing process, but we can't tell that for sure on this ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Understand?: I am not certain I understand your question. You can treat acne with OTC Benzac 5 or 10% ( benzoyl peroxide) cream or gel; however, I don't understand... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cyst: Sounds like a cyst that may be infected. I would stop squeezing it and go see an MD.
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hole: If you do have hole in your throat then you should be seen
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
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