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I'm seeing black spot at back of throat. Is this normal?

I'm seeing black spot at back of throat. Is this normal?

No: The black spot at back of throat is normal. Black and white spots oral mucous should be checked out by ent. ...Read more

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


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I have dry crusty nose and sinuses and a dry scratchy throat. My throat is red but there is a black spot in the back of my throat behind my tonsils an?

I have dry crusty nose and sinuses and a dry scratchy throat. My throat is red but there is a black spot in the back of my throat behind my tonsils an?

Get in to see a Dr.: Infections are either viral related and/or bacterial in nature. You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam and determine what best course of treatment is right for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a dark/ almost black spot on my tonsillar arch in the back of my throat. It doesn't really hurt but is irritating. What could it be?

Check it out: You should see a dentist or your primary care doctor. Melanomas which are tumors can appear anywhere in the body. This may be benign but only a clinician can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my right tonsil and in the middle is a black spot, my throat hurts. What could it be?

I have a white spot on my right tonsil and in the middle is a black spot, my throat hurts. What could it be?

White spot on tonsil: At your age, this could indicate pus in response to an infection. Both viral and bacterial infections can cause this, but the common concern is for strep throat. If you are also experiencing fevers, tender glands in the neck, or a LACK OF cough, than strep throat is more likely. This would require an antibiotic to prevent complications.
Could also be a tonsil stone, typically not painful though ...Read more

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Cold since sept. 2012. Been on three sep. Visits. Still have it. Sore throat and ear pain started 2 weeks ago. Now have black spot on soft palate.

Cold since sept. 2012. Been on three sep. Visits. Still have it. Sore throat and ear pain started 2 weeks ago. Now have black spot on soft palate.

Cough: Have you been coughing tons? I will defer your ongoing upper respiratory query to the ent's but have heard of MRSA or other mean bugs not responding to traditional treatment. The black spot can be a hematoma (blood blister) from coughing violently or may be a clue to the etiology. I think second and third opinions would be useful to you now. Please seek out sinus or infectious disease doctors. ...Read more

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I hav got black spot in my face. Hand and neck. I mean sun exposed areas. I think its melanosis. Wat should I do?

I hav got black spot in my face. Hand and neck. I mean sun exposed areas. I think its melanosis. Wat should I do?

Use sun screen: If the lesions are due to exposure to sun, these should be amenable to fading if you use sun screen. A wide brimmed hat and sun screen lotion on the hands and neck would be worth a try. ...Read more

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Black spot on back hurts when touched and won't go.

Black spot on back hurts when touched and won't go.

Derma: See dermatologist to rule out serious skin condition. ...Read more

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I have a black spot on my spine on my back what can it be?

Pigmentation: Miles can develop and become very dark and should be evaluated by a dermatologist ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 16 years old and I have noticed that I had a black spot in the back of my mouth. It's not painful or anything, I can feel it?

Hi, I'm 16 years old and I have noticed that I had a black spot in the back of my mouth. It's not painful or anything, I can feel it?

Exam: Have your doctor exam it, it is an unusual place to have that type of discoloration. It may be that a dentist or oral surgeon might have the answer. All the best. ...Read more

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My mother has a growing pimple-like spot on her back with a tiny black spot in the middle. I'm concerned because it keeps growing. Is it cancerous?

My mother has a growing pimple-like spot on her back with a tiny black spot in the middle. I'm concerned because it keeps growing. Is it cancerous?

Maybe: In order to answer your question, a dermatologist would need to examine your mother. If you are worried, I suggest you make an appointment with a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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A few years back I tried to pop a pimple on my forehead. Nothing came as as I push harder. The next day a black spot showed up.

A few years back I tried to pop a pimple on my forehead. Nothing came as as I push harder. The next day a black spot showed up.

You have not asked: A question but I assume you want to know what the black spot is? This is probably a blood blister caused by your trauma to the tissues. Often blood collected a few mm below the surface of the skin appears to be black rather than blue. It will probably fade over time. ...Read more

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My daughter had what looked like a blackhead on her back. Under the black spot was an ant. Could there be more ants under her skin.

My daughter had what looked like a blackhead on her back. Under the black spot was an ant. Could there be more ants under her skin.

Ant: Yes, regrettably there could be more ants under her skin.
You must see your daughter's doctor.

This is becoming an increasing problem and the earlier you get control of this the more important it is.

Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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They have found a large black spot on the back of my brain and said I had a decrease in csf. What can this mean! Please help I can send pic.?

They have found a large black spot on the back of my brain and said I had a decrease in csf. What can this mean! Please help I can send pic.?

1000 words: Pictures are worth a thousand words as the saying goes. Your question cannot be answered absent viewing of the images which inspired your question. ...Read more

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What could the black spot on my c spine be?

What could the black spot on my c spine be?

See your PCP: The black spot on your c spine can be signs of harmless or serious conditions, depending on its nature. If the black spot did not go away in 2-3 weeks, it would be best if you visited a doctor for clinical exam in order to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Been having severe pain in shoulderblade, shoulder and chest for 4 days and noticed a small black spot on my lower back today. Like a beauty spot?

Been having severe pain in shoulderblade, shoulder and chest for 4 days and noticed a small black spot on my lower back today. Like a beauty spot?

Mole: To some, these are attractive but they do not cause symptoms like yours. Without other apparent cause the symptoms you describe are often tension-related and disappear with relaxation. The black spot can be a comedone (black head). Always check black spots for irregular edges and any observable change. If this happens, do not delay a medical visit. ...Read more

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Hi, got a pea size hard lump on my lower back, had it a few years, it looks like it has a black spot in middle under skin, its grown over the years?

Hi, got a pea size hard lump on my lower back, had it a few years, it looks like it has a black spot in middle under skin, its grown over the years?

Cyst?: The cause is unclear as to what you are describing. If it has been there for years, it is less likely that is is something of a significant nature. See the doc and have it removed.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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Small black spot on my gum. Teeth X-rays came back normal. What could it be? Have had it for about 3 weeks

Small black spot on my gum. Teeth X-rays came back normal. What could it be? Have had it for about 3 weeks

Maybe amalgam tattoo: It could be an amalgam tattoo. They are fairly common. Amalgam fillings can turn the gum tissue gray or blackish. A quick visit to your dentist wouldn't hurt. They would be able to figure it out or refer you to a specialist if needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a black spot on my back that looks like a pimple and it hurts when touched?

I have a black spot on my back that looks like a pimple and it hurts when touched?

See Dermatologist: You should see doctor > Ideally a dermatologist. Let him/her examine you and advise ...Read more

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I have a pea size hard black spot on the back of my thumb.?

I have a pea size hard black spot on the back of my thumb.?

Evaluation: Hi, you need to see a dermatologist for evaluation of the lesion and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a black spot in back of mouth I don't know what it is but it doesn't hurt or anything. It just bothers me?

I have a black spot in back of mouth I don't know what it is but it doesn't hurt or anything. It just bothers me?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor and have them check this to make sure it is not a cancer or other serious problem in the mouth. It is probably just an area of darker pigmentation but you need to make sure. ...Read more

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Went to my dentist back in march with no problems. Went 4 days ago and black spot appeared. If this is malonosia is 4 months harmful of it being there?

Went to my dentist back in march with no problems. Went 4 days ago and black spot appeared. If this is malonosia is 4 months harmful of it being there?

See the surgeon: It is hard to diagnose or make any comment without seeing the lesion. It is best to have an oral surgeon look at it and if necessary make a biopsy so you don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Black spot near the gum line. I had teeth cleaning made by a dentist 2 days back and he said that my teeth don't have any cavities but today I find a b?

Black spot near the gum line. I had teeth cleaning made by a dentist 2 days back and he said that my teeth don't have any cavities but today I find a b?

See your dentist: Visit your dentist for re-evaluation to check the "Black spot". Could be only a simple stain or gigngival cavity. Hope it helps. ...Read more