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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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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?

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?

? pharyngitis: Use salt water gargles, pain killers and see your doctor soon, you need to be examined and might need prescription medications, take care ...Read more

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White patches in tissue in front of tossils, back of throat purplish color, kump on gums that drains pus, lump is hard, what's going on with me?

White patches in tissue in front of tossils, back of throat purplish color, kump on gums that drains pus, lump is hard, what's going on with me?

Infection: You have a lump draining pus. This means that you have an infection. Can't tell you what is infected. But you need to see a dentist asap for exam and treatment. An infection will not go away without treatment. ...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

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My throat is kinda soar, and there's a pink bump on the back of my throat. The veins are dark purple. Is that normal??

My throat is kinda soar, and there's a pink bump on the back of my throat. The veins are dark purple. Is that normal??

Probably normal.: Hard to say without looking, but there are often pink bumps on the back of the throat which are nothing but little patches of white cells and supporting tissue. Sore throat can be associated with a little accentuation of the normal. ...Read more

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Can Baxin cause a lump in back OF throat?

Can Baxin cause a lump in back OF throat?

No: But rarely patients may experience an allergic reaction which may present as throat swelling, wheezing or rash. See a doctor asap if you experience the above! ...Read more

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White lump in back of throat. Doctor said it's not strep but was on meds for it and it went away. It came back today and is red?

White lump in back of throat. Doctor said it's not strep but was on meds for it and it went away. It came back today and is red?

It could be: Viral pharyngitis or non strep bacterial phayngitis. Tonsillar abcess needs to be ruled out. Again you need rapid strep test to rule out strep throat. If it is strep or other bacterial infection you need to be put on antibiotic. If viral tnen you need symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Small lump in back of throat when swallowing. Have ill- defined mass just to the right of isthmus, isthmus nodule with several echogenic foci. Cancer?

2 different issues: A lump at the back of your throat might easily be a lymph node. If it has been there a while and isn't changing it probably needs to be biopsied to prove its not cancer. You don't state risk factors such a alcohol and tobacco exposure. The thyroid nodule is in front and would have to metastasize to the node. 1-2cm 10% risk. ...Read more

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Why might someone have lump in the back of the throat?

Why might someone have lump in the back of the throat?

Reflux: One of the most common reasons my patients complain of this symptom is acid reflux. A small bit of acid can come up when you lie flat and it causes swelling of the larynx. This causes the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. Avoid -spicy foods, eating late a night, acid foods. Try Prilosec otc for a couple of weeks and if it doesn't get better see an ent. ...Read more

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Is purple vein on back throat normal? Only like one vein.

Is purple vein on back throat normal? Only like one vein.

Normal: Very common finding. If you have any symptoms, or just need reassurance, See ENT doc. ...Read more

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Small red lumps in the back of throat with no pain...normal?

GET IT CHECKED: It may be something benign but if it is of concern than get it checked
A throat infection usually causes pain. ...Read more

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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

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Two Red lump at back of throat (pharynx) approx 2cm and 2.5cm in size. Smaller red lumps with similar looks at back of throat also. What is this??

Two Red lump at back of throat (pharynx) approx 2cm and 2.5cm in size. Smaller red lumps with similar looks at back of throat also. What is this??

Cobblestoning?: Really hard to say without actually looking in your throat. I would recommend letting your doctor take a look. A common condition that causes raised patches or "lumps" in the back of the throat is pharyngeal cobblestoning. This is caused by islands of prominent and inflamed lymphatic tissue, and typically goes along with either allergies or laryngopharyngeal reflux (acid reflux into the throat). ...Read more

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2nd- pain. Is constant and there is a lump in throat and when pain hits the lump feels larger, the pain wraps to left side of back and is extreme some?

2nd- pain. Is constant and there is a lump in throat and when pain hits the lump feels larger, the pain wraps to left side of back and is extreme some?

See doctor ASAP: Description sounds serious and may need immediate attention. Please see a doctor as zoos as possible or go to er. ...Read more

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What makes lumps in the back of throat?

It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blocked salavary gland swollen tonsels or in the worse case cancer anyway they should be checked if last longer than two weeks and are new. ...Read more

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What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

What causes non painful lumps on the back of throat?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Painless lumps are somewhat more worrisome than painful ones, hence, see your PCP for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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Lump type feeling at the back of the throat 52yr old male?

Lump type feeling at the back of the throat 52yr old male?

Most often spasm: The feeling of a lump in the throat is most often due to spasm of a muscle that encircles the top of the food tube. This muscle is irritated by acid and stomach contents. If you have reflux or heartburn or if you have been eating and drinking things that are acidic spicy or alcoholic the muscle can tighten and feel like a lump. ...Read more

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What could this really painful lump in the very back of my throat be?

What could this really painful lump in the very back of my throat be?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face encounter with your doctor. Only he/she can adequately evaluate you to find out what's wrong and what to do to make it right. ...Read more

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I just checked my throat in the mirror and I saw a reddish lump (no pain) on the back of my throat (pharynx). I't soft to the touch. What can it be?

I just checked my throat in the mirror and I saw a reddish lump (no pain) on the back of my throat (pharynx). I't soft to the touch. What can it be?

Lymph gland: The most common lump in the pharynx (back of throat) is hyperplastic lymph tissue. It could be a cyst as well. If you are a non-smoker, I would not worry about this. On the other hand, if you are a smoker (pack a day), consult and ENT doctor for further diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore lumps on the back of throat?

Get checked out: Without seeing your throat, I recommend you to see an ENT doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the stone like lumps in the back of my throat?

Tonsil stones: Can cause recurrent sore throats, tonsillitis, and bad breath. Suggest ENT doctor. ...Read more