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Red Painless Bump On Pharynx
I've had 2 bumps on the back of my neck. No pain, no redness, and they are about the size of a pea. What can the be?
Swollen glands: These could be reaction to recent infection or even irritation in the scalp which caused these nodes to develop. If you are concerned confirm with your md. ...Read more
I have painless red fleshy bumps on throat and tonsils are turning red. The bumps aren't growing but the redness seems to be spreading to tonsils.
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a detailed interview and exam, ...Read more
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
I have two red size of pimpl bumps on the back of my throat, there is no pain. I noticed it 1 week ago, I can only see it with a flashlight. Any help?
Throat lesion: As there is no discomfort, the most likely explanation is a prominent lymphoid aggregate, or a small bump of tonsil-like tissue. If worried, I would see an ENT to evaluate the lesions. ...Read more
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
Small red painless lumps/bumps in the back of my throat. What could this be? 17 Yrs F, Found about two weeks ago, I'm scared about this
?: Need more information. Are these lumps on your tongue? See your doctor if you are worried. Have an exam and you will feel better ...Read more
I have one red bump for 2 weeks in the back of my throat with no pain or other symptoms. Size about 5x8mm. Smooth surface. I am female, 26, non smoker?
Needs exam: Have you had the HPV vaccine series? HPV lesions can be painless bumps, not usually red in appearance and not often smoothbut it is possible. They can spontaneously come and go and there are many forms based on the strain of virus. While your described lesion may be benign, it still warrants an exam to consider excision. You can still start and complete the HPV series if you have not done so. ...Read more
I have what appears to be one of the red bumps in my throat. Pretty much right in the middle. It causes no pain. What could it be?
Please clarify.: The throat has a lot of specific anatomy. Do you mean the palate, the tongue, the back of the throat (behind the tongue)? Truthfully, painless bumps are usually not serious. They may be taste buds or canker sores (usually painful) or part of the lymphatic system or inclusion cysts. And there are about a hundred other possibilities, some of which will need attention. ...Read more
Throat lesion. Size of a pencil eraser. Two red raised bumps under. The size of a penny. No pain. Lesion has tiny white pumps and raised. What could this be?
Stones?: Without the benefit of seeing it, you may be describing tonsiliths. They are typically benign unless they become impacted, in which case you would see an ear, nose, and throat specialist. ...Read more
Small red raised bumps, back wall of throat. Varied sizes. No pain or flu symptoms. Present for around two months, Could this be something serious?
Reassurance: This picture is usually normal for teenagers and young adults. No treatments needed for this condition. ...Read more
Small red painless bumps/lumps in the back of my throat, not on my tongue, just throat, what could this be?
Bumps from PND:
When you have postnasal drip, the drainage goes via lllymphatics to the back of the throat. Those bumps are simply organized tiny tonsils to stop the infection from spreading. Drink lots of green tea with lemon to help the nose.
If you are bothered by chronic sinus, ask your doctor about using the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus Irrigator. It pulses and restores good cilia movement.
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I have red painless bumps on the back of my throat and an enlarged painful right tonsil therefore should I be concerned about this being cancer?
Orange-ish (not red, not white.) patches on the back of my throat, looks like a bunch of tiny little clustered bumps, no pain, some post-nasal drip?
Post-nasal drips: These are called cobblestoning from the post-nasal drips from the nasal mucous membrane or from a sinus infection. Try nasal steroid for a couple of weeks to see if this helps. If this remains a problem, consult an allergist. ...Read more
I have red and white bumps in the back of my throat but my throat is not sore and they don't hurt when I eat or drink. What could it be is it serious?
I have a pea-sized painless red bump in my throat on the right side. Tonsillectomy at age 10, 18 now. Could my tonsil be growing back?
Not growing back: Tonsil tissue is composed of lymph tissue, similar to a lymph node. The back of the throat, the tongue, and the tonsils all contain lymph tissue. When a tonsillectomy is performed the tonsils are separated from muscle. The bump you are identifying is likely a little bit of leftover tonsil tissue. This won't cause you any trouble. ...Read more
Small painless red bumps/lumps back of throat, no flu or cold symptoms. Realised I had them about a month ago. Could this be the C word? Is it serious
More ibfo: Really sounds like taste buds. Try to give more information and a better history. Do you smoke. If area continues to worry you. See your doctor ...Read more
Four red painless bumps/lumps, back wall of throat. I don't have cold or flu symptoms. What could this be? I'm scared it's serious. I have bad anxiety
These are probably: Lymphoid patches, which are normal. Do you have postnasal drip? This would make them more prominent. If they enlarge, see your Dr, but I think these are nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I'm 16 and have a red bump on my right tonsil. No pain. Just red and concerning. Also see white stuff way back in my throat behind my uvula. I'm worried?
I have have a painless red/ skin coloured pea sized bump on Rh side of throat 2 months now; located where tonsil should be (had tonsilectomy at age 8)?
See Dr.: This is one of those unfortuante questions that really needs the area to be seen to definatively tell you what it is and what to do. See a dr. For a clinical eval and visual inspection as DX over the computer would be a guess at best. Good luck. ...Read more
I've had yellow/red bumps in the back of my throat for a week. No pain. Some post nasal drip and slight cough. What could be the cause?
Lymph tissue: The back of your throat has lymph tissue. If you have drainage this will cause the lymph tissue to swell. ...Read more
I have post nasal drip. Throat a lil sore. I noticed this morning I have a small red bump where my tonsil use to be no pain is that normal?
No but: This is likely from the post-nasal drips but I can't tell you whether it is from allergy or an infection without more details. ...Read more
Have had major post nasal drip recently alleviated by flonase. In the wake of a clear throat, there are a few small red bumps coating it. Painless.
The back of my throat is yellow and red, there's some bumps, you can see the blood vessels, tonsils have white stuff in the crevices. There's no pain?
Throat infection: Throat with yellow and red areas, bumps, blood vessels and white debris in tonsillar crevices sounds like a throat infection, also known as pharyngitis. Pharyngitis can be viral (more common), or bacterial. Try gargling with salt water, drinking warm water with honey and lemon. See health care provider for throat swab to see if infection is bacterial and if there is a need for antibiotics. ...Read more
Back of throat very irritated, red, swollen tonsils, red bumps back of throat. Not sore. Strep came back negative. Been like this for over two weeks.
Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?
Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Past 3 weeks, I've had swollen tonsils, red bumps back of throat, diarrhea, & a white tongue I can scrap gunk off. No pain. Not sick. It won't go away!
See a doctor: This needs to be examined to be appropriately diagnosed. Answers on healthtap are not intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more
Worried I have an std. I got red bumps back of throat day after oral with another man. No pain when pee or discharge. Off and on sore throat 4 weeks.
Asked and Answered:
There are no stds with these symptoms. There are no stds that show up this soon after exposure. If you are worried then please go get a throat swab to test for the variety of common bacterial problems this can represent. Your question has been accurately and graciously answered for free.
Gonorrhea and chlamydia are symptom free in the throat. Syphilis takes at least six weeks to show. ...Read more
Back of tongue & throat are white &roof of mouth has red spots. Bumps on back of tongue&very small white spots on tonsils. No pain or fever. Strep maybe?
I flu and mild asthma I'm on amoxicillin and clavunate antibiotic And albuterol and symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inh. Painless red bumps on throat no soreness.?
Straight line red bumps on middle back wall of throat going down pharynx. They turn white when I strain throat and back to red when I leave it. Causes?
The Thin Red Line: Hey! You could take that on the road! All you'll need is a gigantic magnifying glass... What you're doing when you strain like that is to impede the blood flow to your head. Do it long enough and you'll faint. Those red bumps are probably lymph tissue, like smaller tonsil tissue that fights infection. So maybe you're throat is fighting an infection. Hard to say, you did not describe any symptoms. ...Read more
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