Top
20
Doctor insights on: Red Throat With White Spot

Share

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


3

3
38 yr old female married 19 yrs throat red w/white spot right side soft palette area. Dr said strep or herpes, never had herpes in my life why say it?

38 yr old female married 19 yrs throat red w/white spot right side soft palette area. Dr said strep or herpes, never had herpes in my life why say it?

STREP/HERPES/THROAT?: THE FACT THAT YOU NEVER HAD HERPES IN YOUR LIFE, DOES NOT MEAN YOU WONT EVER GET IT! THE CHANCES ARE THAT IT IS NOT HERPES . . . THINK POSITIVE. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Had oral sex. White,sore spots came up and went away after few days. But came back, and now I have sore red throat with yellow-ish spots? Oral thrush?

Had oral sex. White,sore spots came up and went away after few days. But came back, and now I have sore red throat with yellow-ish spots? Oral thrush?

Exudates? : Exudates can be common to a sore throat either be infectious or not. Oral thrush while not as common are white and have a plaque like appearance usually found in either immuno compromised states or usage of steroids. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
White tongue a few days now, a red throat with red spots there & back of the tongue. No fever, no sore throat.

White tongue a few days now, a red throat with red spots there & back of the tongue. No fever, no sore throat.

Oral yeast?: Could be an oral yeast infection, or a simple coated tongue that needs to be cleaned of its coating thru use of a tongue scraper (available on internet). Also could be an allergy to something eaten or used in the mouth. If problem persists or is accompanied later on by pain or fever, see an oral health professional. ...Read more

7

7
Sore red throat w/ yellow spots, change in voice, female 23 still have tonsils. Sore throat 1-3 time per year. Strep test is always negative.

Sore red throat w/ yellow spots, change in voice, female 23 still have tonsils. Sore throat 1-3 time per year. Strep test is always negative.

Viral: This is most likely caused by viral infection such as mono (epstein barr virus) or another related virus. Depending on risk factors another potential cause could be std. ...Read more

8

8
Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Need to see a doctor: Certainly tonsillitis is a possibility.There are other possible source of infection. Fever indicate systemic involvement and should be evaluated by a physician. Infection can spread rapidly or cause complication. ...Read more

9

9
How many days should I drink amoxicillin 500 g for red throat? I have drank for 3 days 3 times a day and the redness still does not go away? Thanks.

How many days should I drink amoxicillin 500 g for red throat? I have drank for 3 days 3 times a day and the redness still does not go away? Thanks.

Follow prescription: This is something to discuss with the doctor who prescribed it. Often, antibiotics are prescribed for 7-10 days. It should be written on rx. If its not working, getting worse, then call the doctor and advise this. She or he may change the rx or re-evaluate you. ...Read more

10

10
My erythrocytes in sedimentation are 28 and asln its 290 normal value its 214 I have red throat tri months and I have very small pain, opinion please!?

My erythrocytes in sedimentation are 28 and asln its 290 normal value its 214 I have red throat tri months and I have very small pain, opinion please!?

What are these labs?: I doubt anybody here can help. Your sed rate is normal as far as I am concerned. I do not know what your asin test is, and no lab has a single "normal value" rather than a range. You're on candida rx despite a negative "candida test"; hiv- speaks against other conerning entities. Does the white on your tongue come off when you run dental floss across it? ...Read more

11

11
Really dark veiny red throat for months?

Really dark veiny red throat for months?

Chronic inflammation: Of upper airways leading to congestion and inflammatory reaction, this inflammation can be allergic or non allergic. Need to be seen by a specialist, either an ENT specialist, or an allergist if you have access to, meanwhile, use sLt water gargles and saline nasal washes often, good luck ...Read more

12

12
What are the best ways to get rid of a red throat?

What are the best ways to get rid of a red throat?

Sore throat: Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus. These tips may help you feel better. Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort: gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water. If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. ...Read more

13

13
Everytime after I use my mouthwash, I get a red throat. Is this normal?

Everytime after I use my mouthwash, I get a red throat. Is this normal?

Not normal: No this is not normal. You may have a hypersensitivity to the mouthwash and should discontinue use until you have had an assessment with either you physician or dentist ...Read more

14

14
What could this bump near the back or my throat on my toungue and red throat?

Probably Infection: There are a lot of conditions which can cause those symptoms. However, most commonly this is the result of an infection. This could be bacterial or viral. Like any other condition, if it persists for more than a few days, you should have it checked, diagnosed, and treated by a physician or a dentist. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
For almost two weeks I have had a red throat. Sometimes swollen. Strep culture was negative with no other known symptoms. Should I be worried?

For almost two weeks I have had a red throat. Sometimes swollen. Strep culture was negative with no other known symptoms. Should I be worried?

Post nasal drip : Try Flonase over the counter 2 times a day. When the drainage stops the pain will as well. You may want to get allergies tested as well. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
What do you suggest if I have a red throat, but its not sore. What is this?

What do you suggest if I have a red throat, but its not sore. What is this?

See your doctor: Petechiae formation on the soft palate and throat is chiefly linked with pharyngitis by a streptococcal infection, allergic reaction or orogenital sexual activity. Regardless the cause the evaluation by a doctor is warranted. ...Read more

17

17
Child has 1 blister on her throat and was exposed to strep. Could strep cause a blister and slightly red throat?

Child has 1 blister on her throat and  was exposed to strep.  Could strep cause a blister and slightly red throat?

Maybe: Blisters are usually on the skin, and what you are describing may be exudates, viral or bacterial. With the recent exposure to strep, a throat culture is advisable, and this can be done at either the pcp or the otolaryngologist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Had swollow glands then inflamed and red throat. I have been put on Flagyl 400mg 1 tablet 3 times a day. What are the tablets for.

Had swollow glands then inflamed and red throat. I have been put on Flagyl 400mg 1 tablet 3 times a day. What are the tablets for.

Metronidazole: Have no idea why you were treated with this and cannot even think of a disease that would be likely to respond to metronidazole with this clinical picture. You should discuss this with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

19

19
I have a 13 month old who has bronchitis. It started as a red throat and then a week after, she had a very strong phlegmy cough. What can I do?

I have a 13 month old who has bronchitis.  It started as a red throat and then a week after, she had a very strong phlegmy cough. What can I do?

13mths old bronchiti: Have you taken the baby to the pediatrician.If not you should have the baby checked.Most of the time this kind of symptoms are caused by viruses and there is no need for antibiotics. If the baby is wheezing, then may need bronchdilaters via nebuliser, and if there is coexisting ear or throat infection and fever sometime antibiotics are prescribed.Cogh medicines are not helpful and should not be use. ...Read more