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Is It Possible For Your Tonsils To Start Growing Down Towards The Back Of Your Throat If You Have Strep
Is it possible for your tonsils to start growing down towards the back of your throat if you have strep?
Swollen tonsils: Tonsils can enlarge during strep throat or other infections. If the swelling becomes severe, you can have trouble swallowing or even breathing. It is also possible to develop an abscess near the tonsils. If your tonsils are swelling and getting worse, please see your doctor! ...Read more
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Nasal drip, slight ear ache, paleness. Throat feels like sandpaper. Little red dots on roof of mouth towards throat. For abt 24hrs. Can this be strep?
Anything is possible: But it sounds more like a nasopharyngitis something inflaming the nose and throat which tends more to be viral in etiology. In fact most sore throats are viral in cause too. Classically strep throat presents with fevers, tender neck nodes, tonsil exudate (yellow white material) and the lack of cough (so called Centor criteria) but even these aren't found in all cases. ...Read more
The hard palate at the back of my mouth is red and hurts and it hurts quite a bit as I swallow and it passes midway down my throat. Strep negative?
I have a white spot towards the back of throat, strep and mono came back negative, was prescribed z pack but the white spot remains after 6 days.
I've had large white streaks at back of throat (behind tonsils) for months (after getting strep throat in October 2014) is it likely serious?
I just got over strep about 2 wks ago now I have one white spot in back of throat. What could it be I bsrelyever get strep. Do I have to tonsil out?
There is a painless patch in the back of my throat on my left tonsil. Could this be the first sign of strep throat or something more serious?
My daughter has huge tonsils with white coating on the back of her throat and on her tongue. Her strep test came back negative. What could it be?
I feel like something is in the back of my throat making it feel strange to swallowmy right tonsil is also very swollen with pus pocketsdo ihave strep?
What causes sore throat and blisters on back of throat? Me and daughter both have blisters and sore throat but no tonsils she had strep test and neg
Pus sacks in the back of my throat (tonsils were removed when I was 4) negative strep test. What could this be, since it can't be tonsilitis or strep.
Cysts??: You could have mucus cysts in your throat. These are common. I would suggest that you consult with an ear-nose-throat specialist. At your age unless you are a heavy smoker then I would be very concerned otherwise not. ...Read more
I have yellowish small bumps on the back of my throat and my left tonsil is a little bit swollen but it doesn't hurt too bad when I swallow. Strep?
Possible: See your health care provider to get a strep swab screen of your throat to confirm. ...Read more
Have white in the back of throat super tired super swollen tonsils hurts to eat&swollow not strep lasting almost a month now started after oral w man
I have strep throat it's mostly in my right tonsil the pain and stuff. Now when I swallow the back of my head on the right hurts a little isthatnormal?
Strep tonsillitis: Pain in r throat can radiate to r ear/head and is common. See an ENT doctor if this is a recurrent condition. ...Read more
My wife has a sore throat, enflamed tonsils and no fever, upon further inspection of her throat she has white on the back of her throat. Is this strep?
My tonsils are swollen, with white spots on them. And the back of my throat is dark red with little bumps. Doctor said no strep. Any ideas?
No strep means no antibiotics but NOT no treatment. You can find symptom relief and need to prevent spreading it or reinfection. There's info: http://www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/ART03438/Tonsillitis-Strep-Throat. Html
Best! ...Read more
Back of throat very irritated, red, swollen tonsils, red bumps back of throat. Not sore. Strep came back negative. Been like this for over two weeks.
Strep throat 12/23 aggressively tx'd. Getting sore throats often now. While talking I felt a crack back of throat felt dry, big coughing fit, tonsils?
See doctor...: Your symptoms can be related to a number of things including post-nasal drip from allergies. Removing your tonsils is not necessarily the answer here; however, to really help determine what is going on you need to return to your physician for an examination. ...Read more
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
I feel completely fine. Not sick but got swollen tonsils, mild sore throat, red bumps back of throat. Been like this for two weeks. It's not strep.
Viral vs. Allergy: The symptoms of swollen tonsils, mild throat pain, and swollen pharyngeal glands could be a viral infection or allergy. The fact that a rapid strep test is negative does not rule out other bacterial causes of your problem. See an ENT doctor for a culture for bacteria or virus, or an allergist or hang in there for another week to let your immune system resolve this possible infection. ...Read more
Yellow Blisters back of throat >1 year. All tests negative Nil tonsils Throat cultures clean Nil Epstein-Barr Strep Thrush Herpes Etc Help please?
Allergy related: Probably this is "cobblestoning, " which is the finding of streaks of lymphoid tissue on the posterior pharynx (back of the throat). It's caused by chronic allergy type symptoms. A doctor should be able to confirm that with a look in the back of the throat. If your allergies are bad, there are various treatments that may help, such as antihistamines or even immunotherapy. Try an allergist if needed ...Read more
I have strep throat, but I also have some lumpy red patches in the back of my throat behind my uvula. Is this related to strep? The red bumps aren't my tonsils (which are also swollen) but are on the back lining of my throat. When I visited my doctor she
Lymphoid tissue: The tonsils are a big collection of lymphoid tissue that serves to screen the material you ingest and warn the body when germs come in. There is also scattered islands of lymphoid tissue from the beginning of your throat to your anus. The red patches to which you refer may or may not be lymphoid tissue, since the area can all get red with strep, but they are not unusual. ...Read more
Day after oral sex with another man I've got red bumps back of throat, swollen tonsils with white dots. Strep was negative. Std? Hiv? Getting nervous
Get help: First ask your partner if he has an infection, genital or other that you may have caught. Then go to doctor as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
I've got swollen tonsils with white bumps on them. Hurt to swallow for a week but now pains gone. Red bumps back of throat. Strep and STD test =negati
Swollen tonsils: May be due to an infection by strep or other bacteria. In your case it looks like you have some pus on the tonsils called exudate. However, it is good news that your strep and std tests were negative. In that case it is most likely a viral infection that will clear itself. If it does not improve within a week to 10 days, you should consult again with your doctor. ...Read more
I've had swollen tonsils, sore w/ red bumps back of throat for 2 weeks. Sore throat came & gone. Doesn't hurt anymore. Strep came back negative. Doctor?
Back of tongue & throat are white &roof of mouth has red spots. Bumps on back of tongue&very small white spots on tonsils. No pain or fever. Strep maybe?
Days after oral n little anal penetration I got red bumps back of throat n swollen tonsils. Slightly sore. I went in for std/strep test but both negat?
Need follow up exam: Could be viral infection or bacterial std. ...Read more
I have a small, sore bump on the roof of my mouth and towards the back of my throat, it's a yellowish color.
Could be an EPULIS:
A benign growth of "giant cells" Check with your Dentist who can refer you if necessary!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Red pain full irritation in back of the mouth by the end of the soft palate can it be a strep throat?
See doctor: Call your physician to be seen and have strep test. ...Read more
I have what feels like a hair or something in the back of my throat. I had a handful of m&ms -and then I got this feeling at the back of my mouth and towards my throat. It doesn't really feel like food lodged and I've drank and ate and even tried to make
You: You probably caused a minor scratch in the back of your throat. If you are truly having breathing/swallowing problems, you should be seen in your local er>. ...Read more
I had strep throat a month ago and since then I have had pea sized bumps at the back of my mouth behind my uvula. I also have a severe sore throat?
Follow up exam: Have you informed your physician of this and did you finish your medications? Speak with your doctor. ...Read more
I have yellow top palate towards back of mouth with cold/burning on off sore throat sensation. Does not hurt to swallow food. Some mucus of a morning.?
Throat burning: Most likely either postnasal drip or reflux. Consider elevating the head of bed, zyrtec (cetirizine) before bedtime to decrease discharge, check for allergens. Treatment of reflux with either PPIs (omeprazole) or H2 blockers (ranitidine). For reflux avoid alcohol, smoking, caffeine, spicy foods. f/u wiht doctor ...Read more
I have red bumps on the roof of my mouth and back of my throat, fever, nausea, lack of appetite, cough. I read this could be strep, is it?
Possible see MD: Those symptoms can be strep throat or more likely other infections such as viruses or mycoplasma a very long list of illnesses can cause these symptoms include allergic reactions, many infections and stds an md visit may be helpful to make a diagnosis and give treatment if indicated. ...Read more
I used to get strep throat a lot when I was growing up. Finally they removed my tonsils and I haven't had it since. How do I know if I am a carrier?
Testing: Strep carrier status occurs when an individual tests positive for the strep a germ on multiple occasions but remains asymptomatic. (lack of physical illness & lack of a blood test showing an immune response)an estimated 5% of folks are year round carriers & as many as 25% may be transient carriers in the winter. Carriers do pose some risk to susceptible friends & family. ...Read more
Exam: See an exam by an oral surgeon or ENT doc to make sure no local pathology. ...Read more
I had a culture done to see if I strep throat but it came back negitive my tonsils are getting bigger andmore white patches are showing.
I have these little white bumps around the red of my tonsils. What is that? I just got over strep throat a month ago and my tonsils are now going down
White bumps: White bumps may represent tonsillar stones which is debris that has become calcified and deposited in the crevices of the tonsils. ...Read more
Since I've had strep throat my tonsils haven't went down I have orange bumps in my throat that won't go away Is there a natural way to get rid of them?
See your doctor: If your tonsils are still enlarged and you still see something that appears abnormal to you, you should follow up with your doctor. Without a proper physical exam, we can't advise appropriate treatment or advise for your condition. All the best and feel better. ...Read more
Been sick with cold for a week now have white bumps on back of throat, toward roof of mouth and one on inside of cheek?
Can be viral ulcers: If they get worse or are not getting better see your doctor. ...Read more
I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?
Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read more
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