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Pus Pocket In Throat From Smoking
Have sore throat around adams apple and in back of throat. Two yellow sacs in the back of my throat. No hoarseness or pain swallowing. Smoker age 29?
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat: A hole in the gum is suggestive of a primary problem with the teeth. I could represent a cavity of the tooth with erosion of bone and early abscess formation. It could be from a tooth socket that is communicating with the sinuses. Either way, you really need to see a dentist and possibly and ENT if there is involvement of the upper or lower jaw bone and possibly sinuses if in the upper jaw. ...Read more
Localized collection of pus in and near tonsil.a pack came out with pus near tonsils.took antibiotics but pus not completely going? What to do
Could be tonsilith: The "pus" you see and dislodge could simply be a tonsillith or tonsil stone. They occur in patients who have cryptic appearing tonsils. These usually don't require treatment, just gatlrgling with water. A true tonsil abscess requires seeing an ENT doc for drainage. Antibiotics alone usually aren't enough to treat or cure an abscess ...Read more
In rural areas, most: Of the generalists have more experience with stuff like this, but honestly it's much better if there is any question about involvement of other structures in the head, an ENT doc or maxillofacial surgeon or dentist is a better choice. They have specialized training in surgical care and diseases that affect this region. You will get better care, as the DDS or ENT have the proper equipment for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White roof of mouth white pus pockets in upper guns round white circles in cheeks gum disease in lower teeth lost one another ready to fall out.
Had abscess near n in tonsil.dr put swab on tonsil to detect the bacteria type.just swab around infected site give true result? Or abscess pus needed?
Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?
Possible.: Swollen tissue indicates irritation and possible infection. Depending on how tender, swollen the uvula is, you might consider seeing your doc for a throat culture to rule out strep. Most likely it is irritation or viral infec. If it continues, feels reallly uncomfortable &/or is associated with fever, may be systemic bacterial infec or mononucleosis. No matter what is going on, stop the marajuana. ...Read more
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?
How does one notice hemoptysis? Blood taste in mouth? Feeling of bringing stuff up from the chest?
Cough from chest: By definition hemoptysis is when the patient coughs up blood from the lower Airways . it is important to differentiate hemoptysis from hematemesis , (vomiting blood), also from severe sinusitis ,when blood run down to the lower airways , then patient coughs the blood back up ...Read more
Yellow looking blisters in back of throat, I suffer from post nasal drip that won't go away, and tonsil stones. What are the blisters?
Throat, eyes, & lungs irritated from a large amount of candle smoke in small room due to small candle fire. Black stuff in nostrils. Should I worry?
Self resolving: Symptoms should resolve spontaneously but if they persist then get evaluated. ...Read more
Yellow bumps in back of throat. White patch in throat. No soreness, swelling or coughing. Only scratchy when throat is dry. Strep? Tonsillitis?
Spit out tiny brownish, green covered solid rigid specks the size of strawberry seeds from the back of my throat. Bad breath smell. 17 not a smoker.
Tonsil calcification: Sometimes when your tonsils become inflamed they produce small calcified excretions. The inflammation can be caused by a number of different things. Try gargling with warm salt water about 1 tbsp to 8 oz of water. It's best to see your doctor so that they can have a look in the back of your throat to make sure there isn't anything serious going on. ...Read more
I just have one pus. Pocket on the left side of throat it does not hurt just trying to figure out?
Maybe not pus: Often food particles or mucus can be trapped in crypts in tonsils. If no symptoms, you can try to gargle it out or just ignore it. ...Read more
Need eval.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
15 yr female tested pos for Influenza A yesterday was prescribed Tamiflu 75 x2. Now pus pockets are all on back of throat;?
As expected: This is a germ that initially enters the body through your upper airway and throat. A beefy set of tonsils are one classical finding with flu.It is expected, and not a surprise. You can often detect the germ before the full set of symptoms is evident. ...Read more
There is a small pus pocket in the back of my throat. Would amoxicillin or another antibiotic clear this up?
Hard bumps that feel like food is stuck in the back of throat. The back of my throat and tonsils have had pus pockets for about 2 years now.
Sre throat over week, right tonsil pus pockets for a few days now looks like some blood on it also. About 3different spots what should I do?
See your doc: It's not certain what's causing your symptoms, but strep pharyngitis could certainly be the cause. Your doc can perform an exam, culture your throat, check for strep with a rapid test in the office, and prescribe antibiotics if needed. In the meantime warm salt water gargles will help lessen swelling and pain until you can see you doc. Ask for a same day appointment for acute illness.Urgent care2 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to breathe?: "hard to breathe" usually means it is an emergency, meaning that one should call 911 for an ambulance (and not try to drive to the er). If the back of the throat is so swollen that it is "hard to breathe", the swelling can worsen so that it becomes "impossible to breathe"... And we all know what happens after that. The ambulance can provide oxygen and monitoring on the way to the E.R. ...Read more
I have a very sore throat and a few white pus pockets in the back if my throat what could this be?
Sore throat: If your throat is truly sore, and you have severe pain when swallowing, it is a wise decision to go to your MD in clinic and take a rapid strep test to rule out a bacterial throat infection. Most causes of a sore throat are from a virus and not as severe as strep throat. A soothing beverage like herbal tea might help your symptoms as can NSAIDs until you see your MD. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a bad case of strep throat infected white pus pockets all over my throat taking amoxicillin not working can you prescribe something stronger?
Using this site: This is the public HT site where we accept questions from the public & provide general information. We do not offer to diagnose or treat anyone for anything. True strep is universally killed by amoxicillin in proper doses. You may have a concurrent mono or other germ which can prolong the symptoms. Contact the treating doc & arrange a follow up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pain in the back of my throat, but only on the right side. No pus pockets, fever, cough or fatigue. But it hurts like the dickens. Thoughts?
I have had a small pus pocket on my left tonsil for 1 month. The only symptom I have is a sore throat. Do i need to make a dr apppointment?
Yes: Any time you have a sore throat for more than 2 weeks(as long as there is no fever) you should see an ent. It may be that your tonsils have a slight infection or it could just be post nasal drip. But regardless of the cause one month is too long to put off seeing a doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The only way to know: if he requires antibiotics for "strep" throat is by positive results on a Quick-Strep test or throat culture. If he has Strep, he must take all of the medicine as prescribed in order not to get rheumatic fever, kidney inflammation or other complications of some strains of streptococcus., Take him to his doctor today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumpy throat, pus pockets, ear hurting when I swallow. Negative strep test this morning. What could this be?
About URI: Upper respiratory tract infections typically present with a combination of symptoms, which can include sore throat,earache, headache, low grade fever, nasal congestion, aches/pains, and fatigue. Swollen glands can occur. They are typically caused by viruses, which do not respond to antibiotics; in fact, if the virus is EBV, antibiotic can cause a rash. Treatment is sleep, fluids, treat symptoms. ...Read more
Pus pocket on right side of throat also tender to the touch. Hurts to swallow but I have no fever. What could this be?
Dr. can check throat: 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 bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Is it normal to have pus pockets on your tonsils when u have a regular sore throat? I've had this 7 days and all my tests for strep are neg.
painless white spot on of one of my tonsils. It's been 3-4 weeks now after a cold/sore throat. My PCP said notmal pus pocket. Worry? 38 & nonsmoker
Monitor: Watch it and if does not go away in a week go bCk to your doctor. If it changes at all go back to your doctor right away ...Read more
Sore throat 3 days ago. Now pus pocket rt side throat white tongue dry cough very painful to swallow low fever 1st day but not since rt node sensitv?
Dr. can check throat: 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 bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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