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I have mucus and one blister in the back of my throat what is it?

I have mucus and one blister in the back of my throat what is it?

Post nasal drip: You should consult a physician. You may be suffering from allergies and postnasal drip. Allergy medication like antihistamine and nasal spray and neti poti sinus rinse can help. Consult a physician or an ENT specialist. ...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 a single white blister on the back of my throat x 4-5days. Painful to swallow. Been w/ same partner over 2yrs, never had issues. What is it?

I have a single white blister on the back of my throat x 4-5days. Painful to swallow. Been w/ same partner over 2yrs, never had issues. What is it?

White blister: It may be an ulcer, but it is Impossible to make a diagnosis without a visual exam. Any sore in the mouth that does not heal in 7-10 days needs to be examined.
Make an appointment with your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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My throat is really soar and I have white blisters on the back of my throat. I have also been running a fever of 101.4 what can this be?

My throat is really soar and I have white blisters on the back of my throat. I have also been running a fever of 101.4 what can this be?

Infection: A bacterial infection of viral infection can cause these symptoms. See your doctor who may collect a throat culture and give you oral antibiotics or an antiviral depending on the appearance of the lesions. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have yellow spots/blisters at the back of my throat but no cold/flu like symptoms. I smoke and I was wondering if that might be the cause?

I have yellow spots/blisters at the back of my throat but no cold/flu like symptoms. I smoke and I was wondering if that might be the cause?

Allergic cobblestone: You probably have allergic cobblestoning that is a function of allergy. Definitely smoking doesn't help - and by the way leads to accelerated aging... If you can show this to a GP to confirm you have allergy, that is best. Then, you might benefit from control of allergies. It is Spring time after all, and seasonal allergies are known to flare up at this time. Take care. ...Read more

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I have yellow blisters at the back of my throat, it hurts to swallow. Walk in centre said it will go by itself. It looks nasty though. What is it?

I have yellow blisters at the back of my throat, it hurts to swallow. Walk in centre said it will go by itself. It looks nasty though. What is it?

See a doctor: I would definitely see your doctor as soon as possible to get this evaluated and treated before it gets any worse. ...Read more

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I have like yellow blisters on the back of my throat and it hurts to swallow I don't have a fever however it just looks very disgusting.?

I have like yellow blisters on the back of my throat and it hurts to swallow I don't have a fever however it just looks very disgusting.?

See a doctor: I would definitely see your doctor as soon as possible to get this evaluated and treated before it gets any worse. ...Read more

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I have one blister on the back of my throat that is white. It is painful to swallow and the back of my tongue is sore as well.

I have one blister on the back of my throat that is white. It is painful to swallow and the back of my tongue is sore as well.

Virus, maybe herpes?: Any of several viral infections could do this, but main concern is herpes if you have been exposed, e.g. kissed someone with oral herpes or performed oral sex on someone with genital infection. See a doctor ASAP, especially if at risk for herpes. If that's it, you need tests to confirm it and to learn virus type (herpes simplex virus 1 or 2), and for treatment, which works best when started early. ...Read more

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I have developed blisters on the back of my throat, but not on my hands and feet? Could it still be hand-foot-mouth? I'm also very fatigued.

I have developed blisters on the back of my throat, but not on my hands and feet? Could it still be hand-foot-mouth? I'm also very fatigued.

See your doctor: Not all that blisters in the mouth is hand foot and mouth disease. There are various blistering disorders that can affect the mouth that can represent a viral or auto allergic condition. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red bumps or blisters in the back of my throat, along with runny nose a cough but no fever. Could this be mono? Strep? Or cold? Help?

I have red bumps or blisters in the back of my throat, along with runny nose a cough but no fever. Could this be mono? Strep? Or cold? Help?

Virus infection: That red 'rash' is called an enanthem and it could be from a virus such as adenovirus, enterovirus, or coxsackie - something like that. If this was mono or Strep, those should cause a fever and you would probably be worse. Best to get it checked with a throat exam and diagnostic tests. In the meantime, hot ginger tea or hot lemonade (lemon juice, hot water and honey) may help those symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a blister in the back of my throat; I had a sinus infection for a few days that cleared up and now my throat hurts to swallow, talk etc?

I have a blister in the back of my throat; I had a sinus infection for a few days that cleared up and now my throat hurts to swallow, talk etc?

Throat: May be a cold sore after a virus but may also be strep. You can gargle with salt water but you should have it looked out and get a culture ...Read more

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Saw my doctor about some blisters in the very back of my throat and he said it was a cobblestone esophagus and prescribed me hay fever meds. Normal?

Possible.: Those things that look like blisters are just patches of lymphoid tissue and are normal in many people. If the cobblestones don't cause any symptoms the medications may not be worth taking. ...Read more

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White blisters and patches in the back of my throat. What is this?

White blisters and patches in the back of my throat. What is this?

Probable aphthous: Aphthous ulcers are painful shallow white to slightly yellow ulcers with a red rim that form on mouth lining that has no underlying bone such as tongue, palate, tonsils. They last 7-10 days then resolve. Not sure the exact cause but commonly activated by stress. May also be tonsil exudate. ...Read more

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Blister looking bumps in the back of my throat? It's very painful to swallow, cough, hard to talk and I have a fever of 101F. What's wrong?

Viral infection: This could be a herpes simplex infection or other virus infection of your throat. I recommend that you go to the hospital emergency room and get examined and cultured. Treatment will be prescribed if it appears to be a herpes infection and soothing oral solutions can be given for the discomfort as well. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the back right side of my throat. I haven't had any sexual relations with anyone and haven't kissed recently. What is it?

I have a blister on the back right side of my throat. I haven't had any sexual relations with anyone and haven't kissed recently. What is it?

Throat blister: It is difficult to guess what this could be and an evaluation of the blister, adiscussion with you about its timing of onset and severity, and more about your medical history is needed to suggest diagnoses. Mouth blisters commonly occur as a result of infection (sexually transmitted or otherwise), irritant/allergen exposure, medications, stress, and rarely from systemic diseases such as Lupus. ...Read more

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I have a blister like of sore in the back of my throat what could it be?

Need more info: Need a better description of shape, size, appearance, where, length of time, etc. Probably you would be best served by an evaluation by a professional. ...Read more

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I have what looks like blisters on the back of my toung. And my throat slightly hurts. They are red. With a slight white coating on my toung.

I have what looks like blisters on the back of my toung. And my throat slightly hurts. They are red. With a slight white coating on my toung.

Clean, rinse.: Some of this lesions are temporary and go away if you clean and use antibiotic rinses (mouth wash).
Could be fungus infection needing anti fungal medicine. Wait some 7 days and consult a dentist or a ENT specialist. Remember to brush (scrape) your tongue for a better result. ...Read more

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Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

You can get strep: Without a fever, however this doesn't sound like strep, which doesn't usually have blisters. This sounds like it could be Coxsackie virus, which is treated symptomatically, not with antibiotics. Please see your doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I had a pill in the back of my throat that I was not aware was there, it came back up and now I have a blister. What to do?

I had a pill in the back of my throat that I was not aware was there, it came back up and now I have a blister. What to do?

It will get better: This is pill blister or burn and most of these are self limiting and heal pretty fast. Avoid hot (temp)and spicy food and rinse your mouth with listerine three or four times a day, if painful take pain med like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a pill in the back of my throat that I was not aware was there, it came back up and now I have a blister?

What to do if I had a pill in the back of my throat that I was not aware was there, it came back up and now I have a blister?

Throat blister: The blister sounds like a response to the pill irritating the back of your throat. As long as the pill is gone, the blister should heal. Keep your diet soft for a few days so that you don't inadvertently pop the blister. If you do, it certainly isn't that bad of a problem except that it will cause some pain. It should heal without further intervention. If it doesn't heal see your doctor. ...Read more

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I hv a yellow blister/ulcer sort of thing right at the back of my throat (very small) no pain & discov. It incidentally. Hv a hoarse voice for 4-5 day

Get a checkup: It sounds like you may have an infection, it is important to see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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