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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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Red bumps on back of tongue and back of throat is red what sign is that?

Red bumps on back of tongue and back of throat is red what sign is that?

Inflamation: It is not uncommon to have red bumps on the back of tongue. However redness and bumps on the tongue and throat means inflammation. It could be from post-nasal drainage to acid reflex. If it last longer than a week, go to your md. Throat irritation from acid reflex can lead to serious complications including cancer. ...Read more

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I have painless red bumps in my throat, and a whiteish tongue. What should I do?

Difficult to : Render a diagnosis without a clinical examination. But if there is no discomfort present, the red bumps on your tongue are your taste buds (papillae) - some more prominent than others. The white tongue could be a coating of plaque. Make daily tongue brushing a part of your daily hygiene regimen. In any event make sure you see your dentist frequently for checkups. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Back in september i started to notice some red bumps in the back of my throat. Also, white bumps on the back and sides of my tongue. This could be?

Back in september i started to notice some red bumps in the back of my throat.  Also, white bumps on the back and sides of my tongue. This could be?

Painful? Allergies?: Do they get bigger/smaller? Do you have any medical issues or taking any medications, over-the-counter or prescription? I would recommend you seeing a dentist first who does in-depth oral cancer screenings such as velscope -- just to rule it out. Stay away from alcohol-based mouthwashes like listerine because they can enhance irritations, and cinammon, since it can cause allergic reactions. ...Read more

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Symptoms of soar throat , white tongue , red Bumps I'm back of throat and tongue . Doesn't hurt much , possibilities ?

Symptoms of soar throat , white tongue , red
Bumps I'm back of throat and tongue . Doesn't hurt much , possibilities ?

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

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Red bumps on back of throat? Is it normal? Is because of allergies?n I also have red bumps all the way back of my tongue .

Red bumps on back of throat? Is it normal? Is because of allergies?n I also have red bumps all the way back of my tongue .

Possibly: Red bumps in the back of the throat or "cobblestoning" are lymphoid patches and is a normal response of the immune system probably to post nasal drip from the sinuses +/- allergies. Most likely the bumps on the back of your tongue are actually specialized taste buds and are normal. Most people never notice them. ...Read more

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Occasional throb in back of tongue and throat. Red bumps along back of tongue on both sides. No blood. Pain is not constant. Slight cough. Why?

Occasional throb in back of tongue and throat. Red bumps along back of tongue on both sides. No blood. Pain is not constant. Slight cough. Why?

See a doctor: The red bumps on your tongue are your taste buds.If you have a slight cough, this can cause your throat to be sore . If you don't have a cold, i recommend you see your physician to check out your throat. ...Read more

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Two days ago i ate peaches. But i don't have any history in being allergic to them. But i seen i had red bumps on the back of my tongue and throat.

Peaches: If there are no symptoms of an allergic reaction, like swelling itching shortness of breath hives etc then it is very likely the bumps you are seeing on the back of your tongue are your normal papilla and those on the throat may be from some local irritation. ...Read more

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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