A 30-year-old female asked:

I have a thin white line down the back of my throat in the right that looks like a tendon. the back of my throat looks a little red but there's no pain when i swallow. i had a tonsillectomy&adenoidectomy as a child, what could this be?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Probably normal: It most likely is an area where the underlying tendon or connective tissue lies in very close approximation to the mucosa. If you are concerned further, mention it at your next physical exam and have your Dr take a look.
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