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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have orange/red bumps on the back of the throat, visible red veins, and i can feel very thick mucous on my throat that is difficult to swallow. ?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Infection/allergies: You may have either an infection or allergies. It would be best to have a doctor look at your throat and make sure that you do not have an infection that needs treatment. Make sure that you are drinking at least 6 glasses of water daily to thin the mucus, Drinking warm liquids such as tea may also help. Try also warm salt water gargles (1/4 teaspoon salt in 1 cup warm water)
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