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Red bumps on back of throat normal?

Red bumps on back of throat normal?

Normal but see doc: It's probably just some lymph tissue and it is normal. If you have further concerns, i recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...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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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
Once
Drink warm or cold fluids, whatever feels better
Once
Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms
Once
Avoid spicy or acidic foods
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Is it normal to have little bumps on the back and side of your throat.

Is it normal to have little bumps on the back and side of your throat.

Usually: Normal to have some things from time to time. Larger or painful or persistent issues need follow up with a medical professional. ...Read more

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I have little bumps all over the back of my throat. Some are a little bigger than others. I've had em for as long as I can remember. Are they normal?

I have little bumps all over the back of my throat. Some are a little bigger than others. I've had em for as long as I can remember. Are they normal?

Seen in throat: The lining (mucosa) of the pharynx is thrown into a series of folds by lymphoid & muscular tissue. The base of the tongue (where your question points) often has a nodular appearance due to the circumvallate papillae & the lingual tonsil. Nodular lymphoid tissue or linear webs may also be seen on the otherwise smooth surface of the valleculae.You sound normal, but a doctor's exam can reassure you. ...Read more

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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
Daily
Gargle with salt water
Daily
See your doctor if you have a fever over 101.5F or can't swallow
Once
See your doc if you can't open your mouth well or turn your neck well
Once
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Is it normal to have white sesame seed type bumps in the back of my throat?

Is it normal to have white sesame seed type bumps in the back of my throat?

Tonsillolith: Tonsillolith is a calcification occuring in the tonsil as a result of chronic inflammation. Most commonly tonsilloliths are intratonsillar and are asymptomatic. They have been identified incidentally. Commonly patients with tonsillolith complain of foul breath and throat pain. Consult your ENT dr for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Gargle with salt water
Daily
Take ibuprofen
3x day
Drink cool fluids
5x day
See your doctor
Once
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I have this swollen little bump in the way back of my throat on the left side. I have to turn my head to the right to see it. Is this normal?

Depends: It could be normal anatomy of the region. It is true however that anatomy favors bilateral symmetry. If the condition worsens or you are worried consult with an md, especially an ENT (otorhinolaryngologist). ...Read more

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