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What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

Infection etc.: The swelling process found is equivalent to inflammation which will take time to resolve. ...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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I have a swollen lump in the back of my throat on the right side. There's no pain or redness, but it has a white spot on it. What could this be?

I have a swollen lump in the back of my throat on the right side. There's no pain or redness, but it has a white spot on it. What could this be?

Possibly a tonsil: It might be your tonsil with a small chunk of debris within it. There are various names for the material including tonsil stones and my favorite "tonsil cheese." your doctor should be able to check this for you. Tonsil cheese is common and not dangerous although it can be annoying and give you bad breath. ...Read more

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Patch of redness in back of throat not tonsil that turns white when I stretch mouth? It looks all bumpy and stuff. What can this be? No pain as well.

Patch of redness in back of throat not tonsil that turns white when I stretch mouth? It looks all bumpy and stuff. What can this be? No pain as well.

See a doctor: Your observation of your throat is fascinating
some of your description could be a normal variation of human anatomy
to be safe go and see a doctor ...Read more

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I've been having throat pains and I've had my tonsils out and I don't see redness. I noticed these 2 orange marks in the back of my throat. Is this norm?

I've been having throat pains and I've had my tonsils out and I don't see redness. I noticed these 2 orange marks in the back of my throat. Is this norm?

Throat pain: We don't know your age. You are likely a young child and I suggest you discuss your concerns with your parents. You can have a "throat infection" without tonsils. ...Read more

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Hii Doctor, I'm 18 Year skinny boy having asthma and anxiety disorder. So I'm having redness in the back of throat. What should I do? I'm a singer

Hii Doctor, I'm 18 Year skinny boy having asthma and anxiety disorder. So I'm having redness in the back of throat. What should I do? I'm a singer

So young take care: Must take care of your Asthma under an DOCTOR care that might help your anxiety, DO YOGA breathing excersize red throt means congested let doctor find out the reason til then hot salty soup with touch of ginger might give soqthings ...Read more

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Red patches, clear blisters back of throat. Ears congested. Dr says strep. Started amoxil (amoxicillin) 875 mg bid 4 days ago. When will blisters/redness subside?

Red patches, clear blisters back of throat. Ears congested. Dr says strep. Started amoxil (amoxicillin) 875 mg bid 4 days ago. When will blisters/redness subside?

Strep throat: The antibiotics should be starting to kick in. If your symptoms persist, you might consider checking in with your physician. ...Read more

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ENT scope shows only minor redness on back of the voicebox. Only symptoms lump feeling in throat, post nasal drip. What could this be other than LPR?

ENT scope shows only minor redness on back of the voicebox. Only symptoms lump feeling in throat, post nasal drip. What could this be other than LPR?

LPR common cause: The commonest finding in fiber optic or laryngeal exam is redness of mucosa of posterior vocal cords, is a strong suggestion of reflux, post nasal drip is also a strong contender, however if symptoms persists, evaluation by a gastroenterologist, to rule out esophageal disease, ...Read more

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I smetime get throat ulcers wid pain on swallowing radiating from back of the nose 2wards throat+ soreness+redness in throat [patchy], poss causes pls?

I smetime get throat ulcers wid pain on swallowing radiating from back of the nose 2wards throat+ soreness+redness in throat [patchy], poss causes pls?

No short answer: Herpes simplex virus can cause ulcers of the lips, mouth and throat and/or the genital area. It is infectious. It is usually recurrent & be quite painful. Your physician can get a test to make sure that is it and there is a medication that will help.
Another possibility is strep throat, which is a bacterial infection, if not treated it can lead to heart valvular problems.
Please go to the doctor. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain, along with redness and what looks like blisters in my throat, and my body is feeling achy. I'm concerned that I may have PID.

I have lower back pain, along with redness and what looks like blisters in my throat, and my body is feeling achy. I'm concerned that I may have PID.

Oral sex??: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello.: Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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Sore throat, ++ redness/ulcers up back/roof mouth. Dr gave amox- vomiting &diarrhoea- started shortly after dr. 2 days post anti no change- thoughts?

Sore throat, ++ redness/ulcers up back/roof mouth. Dr gave amox- vomiting &diarrhoea- started shortly after dr. 2 days post anti no change- thoughts?

Diagnosis: Clearly, without seeing you it is impossible to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. It sounds as if you have a viral infection, possibly due to a coxsackie virus causing herpangina, and the vomiting and diarrhea, either part of the viral infection or a reaction (several possible) to the antibiotic. Ask the doctor whether they tested for strep and the results. If negative, stop amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Why is the back of my throat red?

Why is the back of my throat red?

It sounds inflammed.: Maybe you have a virus. Try this. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey, allow to cool some & sip. ...Read more

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Why do I have red dots at the back of my throat?

Why do I have red dots at the back of my throat?

Red bumps: Red bumps at the back of the throat should be watched carefully, particularly if they are accompanied by a sore throat and a fever, or if they become white bumps or spots. Usually red bumps there are related to a viral infection of some kind and shouldn't last long. But it's worth knowing some of the causes and how to respond if they appear and then linger for several days. ...Read more

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What would red dots on the back of my throat indicate?

Virus: You may have a viral infection. Are you feverish or in pain? Gargling might help to clear it up. ...Read more

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My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

See below: What you are describing sounds like Thrush (oral candida infection). If you have no risk factors (like AIDS) the treatment is Nystatin (OTC), swish and swallow 4 times daily for 2 weeks. If that doesn't work, you will need to see your physician for a prescription medicine to be taken orally. ...Read more

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My throat is red at the back but no pain been like this for months what could it be?

My throat is red at the back but no pain been like this for months what could it be?

Allergies? Infected?: Redness on the throat sounds like there could be a throat infection, more likely if one has a sore throat and some swollen lymph node glands in the neck. A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the problem is, and prescribe antibiotics if there is a strep throat infection. "Months" is a long time, so the doctor will think of allergies, irritants, or stomach reflux as possible causes too. ...Read more

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The back of my throat is more pinkish red n the front of my throat is just pink is this normal. Its been like this for a long time now.?

The back of my throat is more pinkish red n the front of my throat is just pink is this normal. Its been like this for a long time now.?

Possible: The back of the throat is usually pink to red in color and it can look more red than the front aspect. Sometime, you can see red bumps which can also be normal. Keep in mind that the back of your thoat is in constant exposure to variable chemical, food, hot/cold drinks, infections, etc. Unless you are having symptoms like fever, coughing, pain in the thoat, you should be ok. ...Read more

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What is white chunky stuff on my uvula it makes me feel like a loose skin back there but not hurts when I eat and the sides of my throats are red?

What is white chunky stuff on my uvula it makes me feel like a loose skin back there but not hurts when I eat and the sides of my throats are red?

Dead skin: The white chunky stuff is basically the equivalent of dead skin, probably caused by an infection. It'll slough off when the infection clears. ...Read more

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I notice like a red cut on my throat far back its in the left side, I feel like something's there could the line be it? It's red like it was cut.

I notice like a red cut on my throat far back its in the left side, I feel like something's there could the line be it? It's red like it was cut.

Have it examined: Blood vessels can look very much like a cut on that secion of the throat. If you are feeling something it would be a good idea to have a doctor examine the area to be sure things are ok. ...Read more

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I have a red line in the back of my throat, what is it?

I have a red line in the back of my throat, what is it?

Red throat: Hello, it sounds like your red line might be what's called lymphoid studding. This area becomes more inflamed and then "redder" with mucus carrying irritants like bacteria, allergens or viruses. Check with your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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Tiny white dots on the back wall of my throat. What is this? Back wall also has red/white bumps. Painless, feeling of something in throat comes&goes.

Tiny white dots on the back wall of my throat. What is this? Back wall also has red/white bumps. Painless, feeling of something in throat comes&goes.

White dots on throat: This needs to be seen clinically and visually for a diagnosis. Make an appointment to see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more