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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