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yellowish bumps on back of throat

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked!: It sounds like you might have strep throat, which must be treated to prevent serious complications, and to make you feel better quicker. Get seen soo ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
No worry: a symptom that goes away so quickly and easily is no cause for concern.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: See your health care provider to get a strep swab screen of your throat to confirm.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Circumvallate papill: Circumvallate papillae are a V shaped group of large round taste buds that can be seen towards the back of the tongue, unlike the smaller pointy filif ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Weiss
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tonsillar crypts: You may have tonsillar crypts or shallow pouches in the structure of your tonsils that can trap food and other debris leading to bacterial overgrowth. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat bumps: The most likely thing they could be would be mucoceles, small mucous containing cysts. Point them out to your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely normal: Normally there are collections of lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat that my look like small bumps. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Needs checked: Most throat infections are viral or bacterial. Most viral and bacterial throat infections will resolve within 7 to 10 days. Since this is longer, it w ... Read More
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