A 24-year-old female asked:
Red bumps on back of throat? Is it normal? Is because of allergies?n I also have red bumps all the way back of my tongue .
1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Josa answered
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Red bumps in the back of the throat or "cobblestoning" are lymphoid patches and is a normal response of the immune system probably to post nasal drip from the sinuses +/- allergies. Most likely the bumps on the back of your tongue are actually specialized taste buds and are normal. Most people never notice them.
Answered on Aug 31, 2018
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