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Hard like pus in the back of my throat?

Hard like pus in the back of my throat?

At your tonsils?: Hard white or yellow concretions in the tonsils are usually tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. Harmless although they can cause a foreign body sensation and contribute to halitosis. Exudate on the tonsils or throat may be an indication of tonsil infection (viral or bacterial). See a doc for thorough exam. ...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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My throat sores when I swallow. The strange part is that it feels connected to a pain in the back of the neck and the head.

My throat sores when I swallow. The strange part is that it feels connected to a pain in the back of the neck and the head.

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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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I have the feeling of something stuck in the right side of the back of my mouth/throat/tonsil area. It feels like popcorn. What can it be?

I have the feeling of something stuck in the right side of the back of my mouth/throat/tonsil area. It feels like popcorn. What can it be?

Feels like popcorn: May be small particle of food caught in tissue folds. May. R a scratch from food debris. If it bothers you see your HP or Urgent Care, especially if it doesn't resolve in a day or two. ...Read more

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I looked in the back of my throat and saw something sticking out of my tonsil on the left side . What could this be ?

I looked in the back of my throat and saw something sticking out of my tonsil on the left side . What could this be ?

Left tonsil: It is possible something got stuck in your tonsil or you have a tonsil stone that built up in a tonsil crypt. Practice good hygiene by brushing and gargling. If nothing changes see your doctor for confirmation. All the best. ...Read more

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I have thrush in my throat could that cause the feeling of food stuck in midchest?

I have thrush in my throat could that cause the feeling of food stuck in midchest?

Yes: If it's in your esophagus as well. The question is why this might be. Do you know your HIV status? Are you diabetic? Please think about getting endoscoped. ...Read more

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I have this red little bump in the back of my throat..Way in the back on the left side.. Where the throat opens and closes. What could this be.?

I have this red little bump in the back of my throat..Way in the back on the left side.. Where the throat opens and closes. What could this be.?

Most anything: There are any number of possibilities. It could be a typical tonisil tissue, to a slightly enlarged blood vessel, or something more serious. It is always best to have it looked at by a physician or dentist. ...Read more

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What makes lumps in the back of throat?

What makes lumps in the back of throat?

It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blocked salavary gland swollen tonsels or in the worse case cancer anyway they should be checked if last longer than two weeks and are new. ...Read more

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What are the stone like lumps in the back of my throat?

Tonsil stones: Can cause recurrent sore throats, tonsillitis, and bad breath. Suggest ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?

Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?

You need and exam: Symptoms are suspicious for an infection, either bacterial like a strep throat or viral. Without the ability to examen you and to look at the sore in your mouth, the best advice would be for you to see a physician to evaluate your throat. ...Read more

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What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing. ...Read more

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Do I have a tumor in my throat/esophagus? I've had a feeling of a lump in my throat with pain/discomfort upon swallowing for a few weeks. The lump feels like it's stuck in the bottom of my throat and the pain radiates through the middle of my chest and i

Do I have a tumor in my throat/esophagus? I've had a feeling of a lump in my throat with pain/discomfort upon swallowing for a few weeks. The lump feels like it's stuck in the bottom of my throat and the pain radiates through the middle of my chest and i

See your doctor: If the pain has been there for a couple of weeks and not associated with cold, injury etc. I would start with your primary care doctor who will make appropriate referrals and examination, you may need a fiber optic scope through your nose for a look at the back of your throat. You may also get other work up like imaging, cardiac work up etc. ...Read more

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Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more

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What do I have? Sore throat sneezing runny nose some flem and pin whole like holes in the back of my throat and on the sides of my mouth near the back

What do I have? Sore throat sneezing runny nose some flem and pin whole like holes in the back of my throat and on the sides of my mouth near the back

See your doctor: You may very well need a prescription medication, it looks like an infection, could still be viral, but you need to be seen, meanwhile use saline nasal washes and salt water gargles, good luck ...Read more

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Pain in back of neck and swollen gland something feels sticking out in back of neck like a vein?

Pain in back of neck and swollen gland something feels sticking out in back of neck like a vein?

Someone needs a look: Usually painful swelling in neck is a lymph node responding to an infection, possibly a pimple or sore on the scalp. You will probably feel better putting a bit of heat on it but don't mess with it too much or it could get worse. If it doesn't get better after a few days, see someone. ...Read more

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I have an area of painfultaste buds in the central region of my tongue toward the back of the throat. It feels stiffer than the rest of my tongue. ?

I have an area of painfultaste buds in the central region of my tongue toward the back of the throat. It feels stiffer than the rest of my tongue.


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See Your Dentist: Without more information and a visual of the area you are describing, it would be difficult to provide you with a definitive answer. An evaluation by a dentist would be recommended. ...Read more

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Hard bumps that feel like food is stuck in the back of throat. The back of my throat and tonsils have had pus pockets for about 2 years now.

Hard bumps that feel like food is stuck in the back of throat. The back of my throat and tonsils have had pus pockets for about 2 years now.

Tonsil stones: These are common collections of trapped food and debris that get caught in the crypts of tonsils. The only permanent cure is to remove your tonsils. ...Read more

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I recently got a cut on the inside of my cheek, towards the back of my mouth. I've been experiencing pain in my jaw near the ear, like when you eat something sour. Is the cut causing the pain?

I recently got a cut on the inside of my cheek, towards the back of my mouth. I've been experiencing pain in my jaw near the ear, like when you eat something sour. Is the cut causing the pain?

MOST LIKELY: most likely make sure that there is no infection, open cut in the mouth is prone for an infection. my advise ,if you have not seen any physician for this ,see one to make sure you do not having infection. meanwhile, gargle with warm water and salt after each meal. ...Read more

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