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Bumps On Tonsils And Back Of Throat
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
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What causes clear ...filled bumps in back of throat or near tonsil area(have no tonsils). They dont hurt.
Possibly allergies: I believe you may be referring to cobblestoning of the lining of your throat. This often will occur if a person has allergies. The little bumps are tiny areas of swelling. It is also possible that what you are seeing is normal. Many people will say that they see bumps, and they are referring to normal tissue that appears bumpy due to light reflection when trying to illuminate the area. ...Read more
I have a white small bump in the back of my throat behind my tonsils, it doesn't hurt, what could it be?
White lesion: The most common white lesion on or around the tonsils is mucous retention cyst. See ENT for confirmation and discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Does my oropharynx look "normal"? The bumps on the back of my throat scare me, as well as the white spot I see by my tonsil.
Hard bumps that feel like food is stuck in the back of throat. The back of my throat and tonsils have had pus pockets for about 2 years now.
Tonsil stones: These are common collections of trapped food and debris that get caught in the crypts of tonsils. The only permanent cure is to remove your tonsils. ...Read more
Is it possible for a tonsil to partially grow back? Tonsillectomy at age 8 but fleshy bump in back of throat where tonsil usually present..?
I have yellowish, orange bumps covering the back of my throat. My tonsils are also inflamed. I've been experiencing this for two weeks now. ?
Needs checked: Most throat infections are viral or bacterial. Most viral and bacterial throat infections will resolve within 7 to 10 days. Since this is longer, it would be wise to consult a physician. While strep gets all the publicity, it is NOT the most common. Consider post nasal drainage due to environmental factors, and if you smoke, consider that the first place the hot burning gases go is the throat. ...Read more
I have around 5+ large, fleshy colored bumps on the back of my throat. Could they be warts? Or what are they? I don't have tonsils, if that helps.
I have a cluster of bumps in back of my throat by tonsils that feel irritated sometimes but it doesn't hurt. Can it be hurpies if not what can it be?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
My boyfriend has red/clear bumps in the back of his throat, he doesn't have his tonsils.. also the back of his throats doesn't hurt, what could it be?
Hi doc. I have bumps on the back of my throat it there for many years. It could be a lymph tissue? I also don't have tonsils.
Bumps of lymph tissue in the back of the throat are normal. These may be slightly larger to make up for the lack of tonsils.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
For the past 2 years I have these white looking bumps in the back of my throat. Tonsils have been out for 1 year yet still having throat pain.
I have red painless bumps on the back of my throat and an enlarged painful right tonsil therefore should I be concerned about this being cancer?
I look at the back of my throat and in between the tonsil in the back there are red bumps on it the same color as the throat is what causes this?
More information: If these bumps are on the tongue most likely taste buds. Give better description ...Read more
I have a small painful red bump in the back of my throat behind my right tonsil. It appeared suddenly and has been there for 3 days. What could it be?
Viral infection: Red bump on tonsils may be due to a viral infection. Gargle with salt water for relief. ...Read more
I have these fleshy bumps in the back of my throat, and also a bump with a white head behind my tonsils what is it?
Difficult to know: Without seeing these and being able to perform a full exam it is nearly impossible to tell what they are with any accuracy. If it is behind your tonsil the potential for a retrotonsillar abscess with major complications exists, and strongly recommend that you see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Left swollen tonsil, with white spots, bumps on back of throat as well. No pain at all. A few days back I had some sinus drip
Infection: Sounds infectious with your description. See the Dr. for eval and possible need for antibiotics. ...Read more
Had tonsil stones before now there is what looks like tonsil stones but I can see a yellow spot and white bumps at the back of my throat ?
I have the cold and now I see white bumps at the back of my throat and on my tonsils it hurts to swallow could it be the cold or something else ?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol may decrease symptoms. ...Read more
My throat feels like sandpaper, its red, there's yellowish bumps in the back of my throat and a hint of white on my tonsils other than that im okay?
You MUST have your Primary doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist.
Things will improve!
Let me know how things go please! ...Read more
Right side of throat is red and tonsil is inflamed, pain, and strange little reddish bumps in back of throat, yellow tongue and pallet. What is this?
Yes: Yes the bumps are swollen lymphoid tissue. ...Read more
Hurts to swallow, bumps on back of throat. Looks very strained and tonsils look smaller than usual?
Tonsillitis?: Is high on the list of possibilities. Hard to comment precisely. Need examination and may need throat swab. Recommend therefore seeing a doctor in person for examination ...Read more
I have a pea-sized painless red bump in my throat on the right side. Tonsillectomy at age 10, 18 now. Could my tonsil be growing back?
Not growing back: Tonsil tissue is composed of lymph tissue, similar to a lymph node. The back of the throat, the tongue, and the tonsils all contain lymph tissue. When a tonsillectomy is performed the tonsils are separated from muscle. The bump you are identifying is likely a little bit of leftover tonsil tissue. This won't cause you any trouble. ...Read more
I'm 16 and have a red bump on my right tonsil. No pain. Just red and concerning. Also see white stuff way back in my throat behind my uvula. I'm worried?
My throat is sore but not in major pain. There's bumps on the back of my tongue near my tonsils. What is this?
Taste buds: These are some of the larger taste buds on your tongue. ...Read more