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I have one white, pimple-like sore on the back of my mouth next to my uvula & pain swallowing on one side of throat. What could this be a symptom of?

I have one white, pimple-like sore on the back of my mouth next to my uvula & pain swallowing on one side of throat. What could this be a symptom of?

Could be from one of: the viruses that cause throat infections...could also be a canker sore. You can take ibuprofen or acetaminophen and drink cool fluids to ease the pain. Please see your doctor if it persists or you develop a fever. ...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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18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

Throat pain: Usually with tonsillitis or even pharyngitis, both sides of the throat are involved. It could still be either of these problems, but when a sore throat is just on one side of the throat, it really should be looked at to make sure it isn't something more serious like a small collection of pus behind the involved tonsil, known as a peritonsillar abscess, you should have this looked at. ...Read more

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Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Could be: It could be from different things like chronic inflammation, trauma, cancer etc. Dont delay anymore- you should see an ENT for direct visualization/examination on your throat. If there is anything suspicious, a biopsy will need to be done. ...Read more

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Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Get checked: Anything that lasts for this long should be evaluated by a health care professional. Yes you could have throat cancer, but many other things might cause this. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I can't feel anything on the right side of throat when I swallow. It's been like this for a few years and no one can find anything. Any ideas?

Throat numbness: It appears that you have have extensive evaluation for the throat numbness. In addition to an MRI of the brain with perfusion imaging, an MRI of the neck and brain stem auditory evoked responses may help a neurologist identify the cause of the numbness. A swallow study may be helpful too if not already completed. ...Read more

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I have difficulty swallowing and spasms in the back of one side of my throat ?

I have difficulty swallowing and spasms in the back of one side of my throat
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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 more

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Hi I have has a sora throat for 5 day's and now it hurts on one side whenever I open my mouth and swallow. ?

Hi I have has a sora throat for 5 day's and now it hurts on one side whenever I open my mouth and swallow. ?

Peritonsillar absces: Bacterial sore throats (pharyngitis) rarely will turn into a peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess (infection behind the lining of the throat. These can be extremely dangerous and should be treated quickly. If you have one sided neck pain after a prolonged sore throat, this could be the case. Please see your doctor or go to the ER if you are having high fevers or intense pain. ...Read more