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Lumps On Tongue Back Of Throat
Possible, not likely: The 'bumps'' on the back top of your tongue are circumvalate papillae-type of taste bud. On the sides are lingual tonsils. White bumps on/in the tonsils are generally sialoliths, or tonsil stones. They usually pass without notice, but can frequently create inflammation, mild pain and serious bad breath. See your dentist to be sure that it's not abnormality--especialy if high risk behaviors exist. ...Read more
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
Absolutely: The 'bumps'' on the back top of your tongue are circumvalate papillae-type of taste bud. On the sides are lingual tonsils. White bumps on/in the tonsils are generally sialoliths, or tonsil stones. They usually pass without notice, but can frequently create inflammation, mild pain and serious bad breath. Set your dentist to be sure that it's not abnormality. ...Read more
Small red painless bumps/lumps in the back of my throat, not on my tongue, just throat, what could this be?
Bumps from PND: When you have postnasal drip, the drainage goes via lllymphatics to the back of the throat. Those bumps are simply organized tiny tonsils to stop the infection from spreading. Drink lots of green tea with lemon to help the nose. If you are bothered by chronic sinus, ask your doctor about using the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus Irrigator. It pulses and restores good cilia movement. Www. Grossan. Com ...Read more
White tongue, small lumps on the roof of my throat and a few bumps on the back of my tongue, I was on accutane. Could that be it?
Best to be: Evaluated by a dentist or ent. Impossible to render a diagnosis without an examination. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What could have cause red spots and lumps in my daughters mouth? On the sides top and down the throat are little red spots and on the back of her tongue and down the throat as well are lumps...The ones on the tongue are also red, she complains of everythi
Sore mouth ; tongue: There are several possibilities. Acute or chronic herpetic gingivostomatitis, herpangina, and hand, foot and mouth disease. All are the result of viral infections. See your medical doctor, dentist or ENT specialist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Throat is dry. Tongue is white and furry. Purple veins and yellow spots/lumps and white stuff at the back of throat. Secondhand smoke is yes. Help pls?
My throat is extremely swollen and sore. The back of my tongue has huge lumps and my throat is yellowish with red spots. I have no tonsils.?
Viral infection: The lumps in the back of the tongue may be circumvallate papillae which are taste buds. They may be inflamed. The red spots in the back of your throat may be infected lymph nodes. Although the most likely diagnosis is an upper respiratory tract viral infection, I would strongly recommend you see a physician for a culture and sensitivity of the yellow material in the back of the throat. ...Read more
I have a sore throat neck pain when looking down & up, inflamed tonsils, small red lumps far back on my tongue, dizziness, fatigue, could you please help?
Virus: You gave symptoms of a viral, infection. The best thing you can do at this time is to stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids, eat moderately. Things like chicken soup are good. Use ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with the pain. See a doctor if you are getting worse or do not start to feel better in a day or two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feels like lump on back part of tongue/throat chiropractor says I have nerve-endings there. What could this be? Was in auto accident & having neck sps
Meaningless: You have nerve endings EVERYWHERE. That tells you nothing about whatever's bothering you. It's like explaining a heart attack by saying there are nerve endings in the heart. It explains nothing except that your chiropractor's a quack who knows as much about the human body as you do. Chiropractic is 100% bogus. Stay away from those charlatans; they're a threat to your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a hard white lump on the back of my tongue sore throat could u tell me what it is please it's been there 3 weeks?
Pharyngitis: Most times, acute pharyngitis (infection of the back of the throat) are caused by viruses or bacteria. Symptoms of these infections include, but are not limited to: 1) sore throat, 2) runny nose, 3) cough, 4) sinus pressure, 5) otalgia (ear pain), 6) fever, 7) fatigue. Best to give it time and push the fluids! If not improving then you need to see a medical provider, especially after 3 weeks! ...Read more
I have had a collection of small yellow raised lumps on the back of my throat/roof of my mouth for about 1 month now with no symptoms?
Otolayngologist: These lumps may not be pathological and may simply be accentuation of normal mucus secreting structures since you have no symptoms. If you still have concerns, consult an otolaryngologist for examination and advice. ...Read more
Varied sizes of orange/fleshy coloured lumps/bumps back wall of throat. No cold or flu symptoms. Orangey tint mouth. Present for a couple of months.?
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I have a lump on my tongue, but way in the back almost down my throat. It is very sore and I am having difficulties swallowing,?
Symptoms. White patch on back of throat. Lump in right of neck. Severe headaches. Hurts to speak tongue hurts. And throat when open it. Throat cancer?
Have had chronic post nasal drip for 3 weeks. Have noticed a small hard lump on the back of tongue near throat and throat is sore when I swallow. Any?
Drip unrelated: Post nasal drip does not induce growth of an intra oral lesion. Tumors on the tongue most often occur in the anterior 1/3. These appear as ulcers on the lateral side of the tongue. A small number of lesions grow in posterior 1/3 just before the epiglottis. It can be felt as a firm mid line lump and should be checked by H&N surgeon. If bx +, excision is by transhyoid pharyngotomy. ...Read more
Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?
Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
I have red bumps far back on side of tongue. Pick at it it bled. Irritating neck/throat. Hard lump in tounge and sore tonsils. I'm 16 I've cried cancer!
Be alert!: The bleeding bumps on the side of the tongue can be many things, and so, e of which should be looked at closely.! please see an oral surgeon soon for a thorough history taking and to check it out and if not resolved in couple of weeks, need to have it biopsied, to be safe. Good luck.! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: 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 "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
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