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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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White puss balls in throat?

White puss balls in throat?

Sore?: If your throat is sore and you see white exudate (pus balls) then you can gargle with salt water or half/half peroxide and mouthwash for relief.. It would be best to be seen to be sure it is not strep throat. If you see white balls and are not ill, they could be tonsilliths or trapped food particles, which are not a problem. Gargling also helps remove them. A visit will help clear that up. ...Read more

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What does white puss on my throat mean ?? i dont have my tonsils and strep test was negative

What does white puss on my throat mean ?? i dont have my tonsils and strep test was negative

Viral infection: Even though the strep test was negative you can still have a strep infection or a viral infection. Gargle salt water, drink plenty of fluids and if you get a fever go get and exam. ...Read more

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Does sinus infection cause puss pockets on throat?

Does sinus infection cause puss pockets on throat?

Not typically: While sinusitis may result in symptoms of post-nasal drainage and discharge down the throat leading to sore throat symptoms, sinus infections typically will not cause pus pockets in the throat or tonsils. ...Read more

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Sore throat with yellow puss bags on throat wall so hard to swallow.Been 5 days, no fever, no runny nose or cough, and no improvement on penicillin?

Sore throat with yellow puss bags on throat wall so hard to swallow.Been 5 days, no fever, no runny nose or cough, and no improvement on penicillin?

Go back to doctor: This may be viral, or possibly a rare bacterial cause of pharyngitis other than group a strep. You may need a throat culture, or perhaps just some reassurance but you should certainly have this re-examined. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I've had a multitude of puss pockets in my throat. What show i do?

I've had a multitude of puss pockets in my throat. What show i do?

Go to urgent care: Get a doctor to see you and checked for strep and mono. You many need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have been on 500 MG of amoxicillan 3x/day for a week. 4 days ago i got puss pockets on my throat. Tried everything.They won't go away.Very painful?

I have been on 500 MG of amoxicillan 3x/day for a week. 4 days ago i got puss pockets on my throat. Tried everything.They won't go away.Very  painful?

May be mononucleosis: Since you've been on the antibiotics, it's not likely a bacteria that is causing your problem. More likely, it's mononucleosis. Gargle with hot salt water, hydrogen peroxide, get plenty of rest. ...Read more