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Alice, TX
A 26-year-old female asked:

Single yellow flat spot back of throat. doc doesn't know what it is.dentist doesn't know. no pain. been for over a year. hasn't got worse. no fever. ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Branch out...: This could be a lot of things... Generally I advise: If it hurts, bleeds or grows and has been present more than a few weeks, then have it professionally evaluated. It sounds like it is not changing or bothering you physically. So IF you want more info, reach out to your physician or an ENT.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Black spot: May simply be a pigmented area. See a Specialist, either an Oral Surgeon or an ENT if your dental and medical GP's are stumped. Probably nothing to be concerned about, but excisional biopsy may be in order.

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