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Flem In The Back Of My Throat
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
At your tonsils?: Hard white or yellow concretions in the tonsils are usually tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. Harmless although they can cause a foreign body sensation and contribute to halitosis. Exudate on the tonsils or throat may be an indication of tonsil infection (viral or bacterial). See a doc for thorough exam. ...Read more
What do I have? Sore throat sneezing runny nose some flem and pin whole like holes in the back of my throat and on the sides of my mouth near the back
See your doctor: You may very well need a prescription medication, it looks like an infection, could still be viral, but you need to be seen, meanwhile use saline nasal washes and salt water gargles, good luck ...Read more
It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blocked salavary gland swollen tonsels or in the worse case cancer anyway they should be checked if last longer than two weeks and are new. ...Read more
Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing. ...Read more
Have sore throat around adams apple and in back of throat. Two yellow sacs in the back of my throat. No hoarseness or pain swallowing. Smoker age 29?
Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more
My son says the back of his throat kinds hurts, the back of his neck and lower back pain. Fever of 101?
I have drainage in the back of my throat and runny nose, and sometime when I breath in the bottom of my right lung hurts, what's wrong?
I have yellow/red patches at the back of my throat and a cut in the back of my mouth? The cut hurts and that side of my mouth is swollen
Throat feels uncomfortable at bottom of throat, i have constant mucas at back of throat and the right side of my neck aches sometimes?
Viral URI: Most likely early symptoms of viral infection or Upper respiratory Infection. These can manifest in many different ways, including runny nose, increased mucous production, sore throat and/or ear pain. Treat symptoms with OTC throat lozenges. Should run usual course in 5-6 days. If symptoms worsen or last longer than 7 to 10 days, see your doctor. ...Read more
I found blisters in the back of my throat, bumps on the back of my tongue, and a slight irritation in my throat, but i recently just had the flu/cold.
Gum disease? : A metallic taste in your mouth can be a sign of gum disease. You should see a dentist to get this evaluated. Other symptoms of gum disease are: • red, swollen, or tender gums • bleeding while brushing, flossing, or eating • gums shrinking or pulling away from teeth • persistent bad breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the white patches growing in the back of my throat? I only have pain and swelling in the back, virus?
See a doc: Don't know you, history, age, etc. Could be acute infection e.g. Strep throat, viral infection, tonsillitis, abscess (pus pocket), less likely diphtheria; could be neurologic problem; could be tumor, e.g. Lymphoma, cancer; could be other stuff. See a doc, get examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a pain in my throat for almost 3 weeks now, the pain goes from the back-right-underside of my tongue, and kind of stretches down my throat?
Throat Pain: Greetings. The tongue/throat pain you are describing should be evaluated. @ 3 weeks, one would think it should be resolving. Questions that come to my mind would be, do you smoke or drink alcohol? Do you have uncontrolled reflux? Family history of cancer? I'd obviously love to examine you to see what is there. See your ENT Doctor. Motrin 200 mg tabs. 3-4 3x/day X 10 days with food could help. ...Read more
I have this red little bump in the back of my throat..Way in the back on the left side.. Where the throat opens and closes. What could this be.?
Need more info: How long has this been happening? Does this occur only after lying down or after eating? Does this occur only during certain time of the year? ...Read more
What can I take to soothe a sore throat. The back of my throat near my tonsils is sore and hurting along with my head in the back.
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
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