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Red Spot Back Of Throat
I have 1 red spot at back of throat and keep catching with my tongue but isn't sore, what helps this?
Unsure: A raised red spot in the back of your mouth could be one of many different things, depending on what caused it and how long it has been there. Just because it does not hurt does not mean it should be ignored. Your best bet is to have it checked and possibly removed and sent to a pathologist to be sure what it is. ...Read more
Hi. I have had a red spot in my throat. I don't have my tonsils and can't figure out why I have a red spot near the back of my throat?
Many reasons: See an ENT or oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Flat and painless dark red spot on the back of my throat, to the right of my uvula has been there a few days? Might be from hitting toothbrush, notsure
Wait a little bit: If it is a traumatic bruise of some sort it should disappear in a couple of weeks at the most. If it persists beyond that, get it evaluated by a dentist or PCP to make sure it isn't serious. If it disappears, it was most likely the result of trauma. ...Read more
I just noticed one small red spot on the back of my throat and my throat is sore too. I also had breast augmentation two weeks ago if that matters?
Tricky w/ot seeing: But these tend to be from viral illnesses and mild. ...Read more
Back of my throat has a red spot. Scratched it before I noticed. Bled a little, but feels as if something is stuck in my throat. Is this an abrasion?
I have orange bumps and one tiny red spot/bump on the back of the throat and also I can feel very thick mucous that is difficult to swallow. Whatisit?
I have red spot at The left side back of mouth/throat. No pain when I swallow it's just in one small spot for 2 days. No fever or any other symptoms?
If you don't have any symptoms, it is probably ok, although it is difficult for me to say for sure because I can't see it. If it is bothering you still, then a regular clinic appointment or walk-in clinic would be ok too. ...Read more
I had a sore throat and a URI I have red spot in the back of the roof of my mouth (not sore) could this spot be from being sick?
My husband is having pain in the back of his head to his neck and he also has a tiny red spot behind his left ear suddenly.?
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I have a red spot on the soft part in the back of mouth. I have been experiencing neck and shoulder pain on that side of body previous to that spot ap?
Could be viral: Your symptoms could be those of a viral infection. The redish area in your throat is classic, as are the myalgias in your neck and shoulder. However, if those symptoms last more than 7-10 days, then something else is going on and you should see your PCP. ...Read more
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
I have noticed a red spot on my Throat, only one and it's itchy. I've not been well since Saturday.
Stomatitis: The red spot on the tongue is usually a type of ulcer it may also be in the throat. This is caused by virus that usually goes away in several days. If this is the only symptom you have, it is nothing to be concerned about. If it recurs perhaps you should see your local ear, nose and throat doctor to take antiviral medication. But it's not necessary at this time. ...Read more
I'm 25 and have smoked about a half pk a day for about 8 yrs...I have constant flem I cannot clear for the past 2 months. Noticed red spot on throat.
Stop Smoking: It's important that you stop smoking and see your Dr. ASAP. You need a chest X-ray and labs. Even if it's just a respiratory infection you need to stop smoking to prevent further damage to your body. ...Read more
Possible virus: The throat discomfort may be an early viral upper respiratory tract infection which occasionally is accompanied by red spots in the mouth. If throat soreness worsens a throat culture is recommended to check for strep. See your physician for an evaluation and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
I have a red spot on my tongue and there is some white around it. My throat also hurts and I am coughing... Any idea what this is...?
Sore throat: You should see a doctor for an evaluation. You have an infection and need treatment. See a doctor. ...Read more
Ate asparagus. Minutes later she lost her voice and seemed to have excess mucous in throat. Hour later has red spot on cheek. Is itAllergy or fluke?
Unsure: Sounds like an allergy. I would consider having allergy testing at a doctor's office. You can be tested for food allergens. ...Read more
My throat has recently been acting up, every time I swallow it feels like something is there when it's not and also my uvula has gotten a red spot.
Uvula swelling: Globus sensation has many possible causes - including Uvulitis. Swelling of the uvula from viral infection is common (as well as swelling from sleep apnea and certain medications). Globus sensation can also be related to GI reflux, tonsil problems, pharyngitis just to name a few other issues. If not improved over a week of symptoms further evaluation is advisable. ...Read more
I have strep throat currently, but my tonsils look extremely infected? Large black/dark red spot, overflow of pus, ect.
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I had sore throat and cough when I throw my phlegm it has a red on it and for the 2nd time the red spot is already gone? What does it mean?
Odd symptoms on Rt side of body: throat feels tight, red spot on tongue, tongue goes right when stuck out, sharp/ache in glute and leg. All right side?
See physician: It is possibly something neurological. You should be checked. That is the prudent thing to do. It is hard to give you an answer without an examination. ...Read more
Hi, I had protected sex 20 days ago. Now real bad sore throat with red and white spots. I also notice that I have two red spot on a vaccination site?
My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat?
Office Visit: Too hard to DX over the internet, really need a clinical evaluation. May be able to go to emergent care to have issue seen immediately. Possibly dentally related, but most probably primary care issue for you. I hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a small red spot on my left tonsil. No pain, no sore throat, no swelling. What could it be? I am a former smoker. I quit about a year ago.
Many things: Tonsils often have changes in the way they look and are usually not anything concerning. But if anything looks concerning to you, be safe and have a physician check it out. ...Read more
I've had a sore throat and red spot on tip of tongue for a month thought it was a sign of herpes since I get them on my tongue but it's been too long?
Need to be seen: These types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Therefore, you will need to see a dentist for a definitive diagnose and appropriate treatment, if necessary. ...Read more
Flat and painless red mark in throat, possible std from giving oral? Seems to be in the same spot I would hit my brush, possible bruise from trauma?
My daughter was bit or stung by something in the middle of the night and woke with a red spot on her neck. This spot then turned into blisters.?
Sounds like a: Localized reaction to the bug bite, which is a normal reaction presenting as red spot-"inflammation".May or may not turn into blisters. You can go ahead and apply some topical steroid cream (skin needs to be intact) and give her some benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally. Consult with your Pediatrician if it is becoming infected, hot to touch, tender and changing in color. ...Read more
Earlier I noticed the red spot on my leg and on my neck. Is this a sign of the chickenpox, what to do?
2 red spots on your: Body probably isn't chicken pox. A rash from chickenpox often occurs first on trunk (chest/back) ; then moves to face ; then extremities. The rash becomes blisters that itch. Blisters usually have all transformed into scabs in about a week. There are usually around 100 to 300 lesions (more on adults than small children). The rash could spread to mouth, eyelids ; genitalia. ...Read more
I have one red spot on my shoulder and one on my neck, they don't hurt and they are not bumps or zits, wondering what they can be?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more