Doctor insights on: Allergy bumps in throat
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
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
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 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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
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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
3 hrs after lunch yesterday my forehead instantly broke out with tens of tiny little bumps—not yet pimples. I also began to feel a little malaise with a sore throat. No history of acne. I don't have any allergies to food. Any ideas about the bumps?
Skin eruption: In some cases, time is the key to diagnosis. ...Read more
Went to the doctor for a strep test, have soar throat, white tongue, red bump tonsils and back of throat but test came negative and she said allergies?
Viral: Could also be viral pharyngitis. In that case antibiotics also not indicated. ...Read more
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?
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
Can't tell but...: Can't tell without a better history and direct examination. Ask your doctor to take a look. ...Read more
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
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