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I have white spots on my uvula and on my tonsils, and it feels like there's a big lump stuck in my throat, and it kinda hurts to swallow What's wrong?

I have white spots on my uvula and on my tonsils, and it feels like there's a big lump stuck in my throat, and it kinda hurts to swallow What's wrong?

See you doctor: It sounds like strep throat. A quick visit to your doctor should verify. Usually a round of antibiotics will resolve the issue. If it is painful ask for a viscous lidocaine rinse. This will numb the area while your body recovers. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Does lump in the upper palate of mouth needs to be removed? Its painful at times.

Does lump in the upper palate of mouth needs to be removed? Its painful at times.

Torus Palantini: Hello, the lump you are describing sounds like a torus palantini these are benign bony growths that commonly occur on the hard palate. See your dentist or doctor for confirmation but most torus are best left alone. ...Read more

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There are two little lumps and every time I try to open my mouth I hear clicking noises. Is this normal?

There are two little lumps and every time I try to open my mouth I hear clicking noises. Is this normal?

TMJ: Not sure about the lumps -you did not say where they are. The clicking sounds may be a symptom of tmj. See your doctor or dentist re this. Tmj is the joint connecting the lower jaw to the skull. The joint may be irritated or inflamed. This can come from grinding your teeth as an example. ...Read more

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I have a mass on my tonsil too big to remove how will they shrink it if not cancerious? I can't breath hardly laying down and my mouth will not open wide it has to be removed!

I have a mass on my tonsil too big to remove how will they shrink it if not cancerious? I can't breath hardly laying down and my mouth will not open wide it has to be removed!

There: There are definitely ways and techniques to perform this. I am hoping you are under the care of an ENT physician or a surgical oncologist. It is stressful to have a situation like this, but I assure you this can be taken care of. There is cautery, surgical resection, and other methods to solve your problem. Please be sure you have seen a specialist and have this taken care of. ...Read more

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I have a big lump in my bottom lip due to a bump on my mouth some months ago? It seems to be growing?

I have a big lump in my bottom lip due to a bump on my mouth some months ago? It seems to be growing?

Probably a granuloma: A granuloma is an overgrowth of normal tissue. There may even some form of foreign material within the swelling. See your dr please. ...Read more

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I have a big white lump on the roof of my mouth and a few days ago it was hard but now it has a squishy texture and a metallic taste to it.?

I have a big white lump on the roof of my mouth and a few days ago it was hard but now it has a squishy texture and a metallic taste to it.?

See a dentist: Sounds like a palatal abscess related to a tooth that popped and drained into your mouth. See a dentist for xrays and treatment ...Read more

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Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Big black lump in my mouth on my right cheek, it's painful and it spread to the left side I have black bloody stuff all over my tongue and rash onarm?

Hemorrhage: Black 'lumps' that 'spread' to other are areas may be submucosal hemorrhages. They may rupture and leave a bloody debris on the tongue.
You need to get a blood test asap. Time is important in determining the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi for the last two weeks I have had bad toothache I had a chipped tooth which I got filled in thinking this was causimg the pain. I'm still in alot of pain and now have a big lump on the roof of my mouth what ciuld this be?

Hi for the last two weeks I have had bad toothache I had a chipped tooth which I got filled in thinking this was causimg the pain. I'm still in alot of pain and now have a big lump on the roof of my mouth what ciuld this be?

Abscess Likely: The sequence of symptoms you describe indicates that the nerve in the tooth has died, become infected, and now is causing an abscess in your jaw. Get this checked ASAP. If it is indeed a dead tooth your treatment choices will be either extraction or root canal. ...Read more

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I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. I have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?

I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. I have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?

Probably not: However if you have any soreness, bad taste, fever, call your treating Dentist or oral Surgeon. In the meantime, keep mouth scrupulously clean. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

I am experiencing a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

Lump: Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling should be evaluated. Important that you see your Dentist immediately. Most likely cause would be spreading infection, but there are many other possibilities. ...Read more

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Can a bad bad tooth cause, trouble urinating. Weight loss and a lot of back pain. Been in mouth for three yrs its black one side, big lump high gum?

Can a bad bad tooth cause, trouble urinating. Weight loss and a lot of back pain. Been in mouth for three yrs its black one side, big lump high gum?

Have it checked.: It will be worth your trouble to see your doctor and have it checked out. It has been there long enough and with the wt loss and back pain and trouble urinating you want to make certain you are OK ...Read more

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Jaw hurts from time to time. Terrible headache. A lump appears when I open my mouth wide as well as a grinding sound. Ringing in ears and hearing loss

Jaw hurts from time to time. Terrible headache. A lump appears when I open my mouth wide as well as a grinding sound. Ringing in ears and hearing loss

TMJ: It sounds like 'classic' TMJ, but a severe case. I recommend an ENT visit to examine the jaw for TMJ and also your ears and hearing to see if it's all related. Might be something else, but a good head and neck exam should pinpoint the problem. ...Read more

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Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to constrict ute of the esophagus. Consider being seen. Work up would likely include a swallowing study and an egd. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: And sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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I've got a lump on my right uvula its been inflamed and swollen for past 6 months and lumps been there for past 3 months?

I've got a lump on my right uvula its been inflamed and swollen for past 6 months and lumps been there for past 3 months?

R side of uvula: Assuming you mean the right side of the uvula (which we all heave 1 of hanging in the back of our throats), then a mass/lump for over 3 months with 6 months of associated swelling and inflammation needs to be evaluated and treated to assure it is not something serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have hard lump behind my uvula what is it? Could it be related to my wisdom tooth which is decaying?

I have hard lump behind my uvula what is it? Could it be related to my wisdom tooth which is decaying?

Immed attn required: Get to an oral surgeon immediately to have this lesion evaluated & probably biopsied. If it is directly behind ur uvula, it may have nothing to do with wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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I have a hard sore lump on my uvula, I can see it and it's red and I can feel it when I swallow. What is it?

I have a hard sore lump on my uvula, I can see it and it's red and I can feel it when I swallow. What is it?

See a doctor: This is not normal, but without actually being able to examine it there is no way in which to diagnose this long distance. Go and get this looked at by a physician, possibly an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat could be benign or malignant. If you are a smoker current or former, then it is essential to rule out malignant lumps. Benign lumps could be due to a saliva cyst, benign minor salivary tumor, or accessory lymphoid tissue. I would recommend any lump to be evaluated by an ENT specialist for treatment which may include a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a lump that's looks just like my uvula almost and It has a black spot on it the lump has been there for about a year now and I haven't seen a doctor about it yet what could it be?

Not sure: May be some sort of cyst, or stone in a salivary duct depending on. The location. You should absolutely have it checked by an ENT doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I've just noticed a very small lump on my uvula, it's not red and barely shows up on camera (I suffer from hay fever). What can it be?

I've just noticed a very small lump on my uvula, it's not red and barely shows up on camera (I suffer from hay fever). What can it be?

Irritation: A small bump on the uvula could be due to irritation from post nasal drainage which is caused by your allergies. If it grows, becomes painful or you have any other worrisome symptoms, please see doctor. ENT physician will be able to assess ...Read more

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Purple spots near uvula. Is that normal? Feel fullness in throat. A lump on throat above where I had my thyroid removed.

Purple spots near uvula. Is that normal? Feel fullness in throat. A lump on throat above where I had my thyroid removed.

See a doctor: You could see all of these in the mirrors
you need to see a doctor so they can make their own observation and examined you and treat you ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more