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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have orange bumps and one tiny red spot/bump on the back of the throat and also i can feel very thick mucous that is difficult to swallow. whatisit?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Drainage: Sometimes sinus drainage causes blisters on the back of your throat and can cause your tonsils(if you have them) to swell. I would get checked out if you are having severe pain or difficulty swallowing to make sure you do not have strep, mono or other ailments. Good luck
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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Agree with Dr. Ibrahim. Also, allegies can cause post-nasal drip and the allergens in the mucus can irritate the mucus glands & lymph tissue of the throat causing reddish bumps.
Jan 20, 2015
Last updated Mar 23, 2015


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