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When I eat certain foods, like bread, I get a bump near the start of my throat, it goes away within an hour, could this be some kind of allergy?

When I eat certain foods, like bread, I get a bump near the start of my throat, it goes away within an hour, could this be some kind of allergy?

Probably not: Most cases of food allergy involves symptoms in other organ system and itching noticeably the gastrointestinal tract and the skin. One possibility is whether you have sufficient saliva production. Another is an esophageal obstruction from eosinophilic esophagitis (the mechanism is still unclear but likely from food allergy). See dentist->ENT->GI until you get the answer. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Bumps on your tongue and sore throat linked to allergies?

Bumps on your tongue and sore throat linked to allergies?

Very likely: This are sings of an allergic reaction to meds or foods.
Keep hydrated and take otc antihistamine meds., see a doctor asap if condition worsened ...Read more

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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.

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.

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. ...Read more

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I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

I have severe allergies &, in addition to headache/throat, sometimes skin around eyes itches & I get small, itchy bumps that last weeks. Causes? Cures?

Cause:allergies: Cures:you symptoms points to allergies thus you need to see your primarymd to evaluate if you do have allergies and or irritants; what you are allergic to for avoidance, preventive measures, treatment and if you need further work up or a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

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I have irregular sized bumps (5 or 6) on the back of my tongue, that are pinkish & 1 is as long as about an inch, 1 is very small. I also have a sore throat & allergies. Should I be concerned (cancer)?

I have irregular sized bumps (5 or 6) on the back of my tongue, that are pinkish & 1 is as long as about an inch, 1 is very small. I also have a sore throat & allergies. Should I be concerned (cancer)?

Probably not: Bumps on the back of your tongue are common. These papillae grow to different sizes. They can be affected by allergies or irritated causing to enlarge. They may not be associated with your sore throat. Cancer in mouth can be found on the tongue but more common on sides of tongue. Tell your dentist your concern. The doctor can examine site and render a diagnosis. ...Read more

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After I ate breakfast this morning, my throat and inside my ears got really itchy and the back of my tongue had bumps on it. Allergies or food allergy?

After I ate breakfast this morning, my throat and inside my ears got really itchy and the back of my tongue had bumps on it. Allergies or food allergy?

Unsure: Did you eat anything unusual? If you think you may have had an allergic event you should carefully list all you consumed and look at the ingredients. Better to do it now than to have a very bad event in the future. ...Read more

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Immediately after eating Lasagna the other night, I noticed a stinging around my lips. In no less than a couple of minutes, bumps began to form. I woke up with a terrible sore throat. Before that, I hadn't known if any food allergies. My throat still feel

Immediately after eating Lasagna the other night, I noticed a stinging around my lips. In no less than a couple of minutes, bumps began to form. I woke up with a terrible sore throat. Before that, I hadn't known if any food allergies. My throat still feel

Now you do: This is a sign of food allergy, now it could be the lasagna or any other ingredient in the lasagna, .
What kind of sauce you have, were there any nuts in the food or not, did you eat anything else that time like salad, or appetizer, what kind of meat they used.
You have to eliminate the possibility of every ingredient you ate that day as possible cause for the allergy.
See your doctor. Please. ...Read more

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I have small itchy skin colored bumps started on may shoulder and neck and spread through the night and next day no allergies and very itchy what coul?

I have small itchy skin colored bumps started on may shoulder and neck and spread through the night and next day no allergies and very itchy what coul?

Pityriasis.: Sounds like pityriasis rosea. Hard to tell without more descriptons or photos, but often this rash follows skin lines and gives a christmas tree like appearance on the back. Benign - resolves in a few weeks without any residual effect. ...Read more

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There is any medicine for throat allergy?

There is any medicine for throat allergy?

Many options: I would consider an evaluation by your physician. There are many medication options depending upon your symptoms and triggers. ...Read more

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What are the remedial measures for a throat allergy?

Throat allergy: Please be more specific. Is it itchy, tingly and scratchy after certain foods? Or is it itch and drainage with allergies? ...Read more

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Bad throat for 4 months. Is this allergy or something else?

Bad throat for 4 months. Is this allergy or something else?

Can't tell but...: Can't tell without a better history and direct examination. Ask your doctor to take a look. ...Read more

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Can tickly allergies in throat hurt me?

No and Yes: The tickly sensation in your throat won't hurt you (although it can be a real nuisance), but if the allergies get more severe the tickly sensation can progress into throat swelling that can be very serious. ...Read more

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Throat closing, could this be reflux? Allergy?

Throat closing, could this be reflux? Allergy?

Possibly: Really need to see an ENT to figure this out. May be other things. Need to assess the airway. ...Read more

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Can allergies create a whole lot of throat mucus?

Can allergies create a whole lot of throat mucus?

Yes: Post-nasal drips from allergic rhinitis are a common cause for throat mucus. Sinus infection is another potential cause. However there are also other potential causes as well. ...Read more

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How to treat a closed up throat due to allergies?

How to treat a closed up throat due to allergies?

Epinephrine: The best treatment for severe allergic reactions is epinephrine. Throat closure is one such symptom of a severe allergic reaction--others are loss of consciousness, wheezing, severe tongue swelling, etc. Epinephrine is available as Epipen or the new device called auvi-q. ...Read more

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The inside of my throat feels swollen is it allergies?

Possible: There are many things that could give the sensation of swollen throat. If one has these symptoms then a proper evaluation should be sought. ...Read more

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I have to clear my throat often. Is this due to allergies?

I have to clear my throat often. Is this due to allergies?

Possibly: Allergies can certainly give you that feeling, but so can acid reflux (heartburn). This needs to be evaluated, so I would start with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more