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I have a lump in the back of my throat on the left side. What could it be?

I have a lump in the back of my throat on the left side. What could it be?

No simple answer: You need to check this out promptly....A good ENT can help resolve the question by a careful examination. ...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 strange ear/jaw/throat symptoms. Hard lump to the side of the tragus. Typical swimmers ear symptoms except lump. It is hard and jaw hurts a bit. Mostly getting better on own but lump is scary!!

I have strange ear/jaw/throat symptoms. Hard lump to the side of the tragus. Typical swimmers ear symptoms except lump. It is hard and jaw hurts a bit. Mostly getting better on own but lump is scary!!

I am unable to give : you a diagnosis without actually seeing the lump and performing certain tests. Is it towards the jawline, fevers? Is the lump diminishing as your ear gets better? if yes then monitor if it continues for more than 2 weeks, I recommend visiting your primary for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Back of only left side of what I believe is my lingual tonsils in my throat feels as if there is a huge lump while swallowing has been for weeks ??

Back of only left side of what I believe is my lingual tonsils in my throat feels as if there is a huge lump while swallowing has been for weeks ??

Get An Exam: Yeah,feels weird, right?If by"lingual tonsils"you mean little bumps on the back of your tongue, that's right, tonsil tissue is scattered on the top of the tongue back there & like any tonsil tissue can swell if it is revved-up for some reason, like inflammation,infection or some foreign material stuck back there.Some people are just unlucky enough to have big ones for no reason. Get it checked out ...Read more

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Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?

Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?

You need and exam: Symptoms are suspicious for an infection, either bacterial like a strep throat or viral. Without the ability to examen you and to look at the sore in your mouth, the best advice would be for you to see a physician to evaluate your throat. ...Read more

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I have a long history in regards to my throat. Symptoms are redness, feeling of lump, scratchy, and if i speak for 15 mts then throat becomes tired.

I have a long history in regards to my throat. Symptoms are redness, feeling of lump, scratchy,  and if i speak for 15 mts then throat becomes tired.

LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor rx. You need to see ent. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lump in the back of my throat on the right side. There's no pain or redness, but it has a white spot on it. What could this be?

I have a swollen lump in the back of my throat on the right side. There's no pain or redness, but it has a white spot on it. What could this be?

Possibly a tonsil: It might be your tonsil with a small chunk of debris within it. There are various names for the material including tonsil stones and my favorite "tonsil cheese." your doctor should be able to check this for you. Tonsil cheese is common and not dangerous although it can be annoying and give you bad breath. ...Read more

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Feeling of a lump in my throat. One side at the back of my throat looks swollen but there's no pain. What could this be?

Feeling of a lump in my throat. One side at the back of my throat looks swollen but there's no pain. What could this be?

Get it checked out: 'Lumps' in your throat may be something simple like an enlarged tonsil or could be due to more serious issues like tumor. Lack of pain suggests that there is no infection or inflammation, but doesn't tell us anything more. This is where a visual exam becomes important. You should get this lump checked out by a medical specialist or doctor. ...Read more

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I had my tonsils removed a few years ago but I have two "lumps" on either side of the back of my throat?

I had my tonsils removed a few years ago but I have two "lumps" on either side of the back of my throat?

See remark: Please see the surgeon who did the procedure,if he is not available have someone check you. I do not think there is is anything serious ...Read more

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I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

See doctor: Please see your doctor for an examination and a possible biopsy. While it may be benign, it could also be quite serious. ...Read more