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Sore Throat White Uvula
Possible IM : Infectious mononucleiosis can present as pharryngitis . Have you evaluate and check your spleen. If enlarged and DX confirmed avoid contact sports. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Could be: White spots on the tonsils could be food particles. The only way to be sure of strep throat is a throat culture. Tonsillitis is a specific diagnosis made by a physician when the tonsils in the throat are red and enlarged and painful. Strep throat does not necessarily indicate tonsil involvement. Obviously you need an objective diagnosis by a specialist. ...Read more
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will heal on their own in 7-10 days. See your dentist or ENT specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms. ...Read more
Could be related: Regardless this requires a review of your medical and dental history as well as a one on one clinical exam. See your dentist for that. The internet is great for gathering basic general information but can't replace the doctor\patient relationship visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discomfort in throat (not really sore,) looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypt, red throat, swollen tonsils, swollen/painful lymph nodes?
Cryptic Tonsils: You have what are called cryptic tonsils. They have folds and holes in them that food particles get stuck in. You can gargle deeply or use a water pick to help get the particles out, but ultimately the treatment is to remove the tonsils. This is done if they are constantly or recurrently inflamed or infected, if one has severe bad breath. ...Read more
Possible: Dry mouth is not a common symptom in either mono or strep throat, although, both can probably have people complain of that. Sore throat is common for both mono and strep but can also be seen in a lot of other viral illnesses as well non-infectious diseases such as allergy associated with postnasal drip, esophageal reflux, nervous spasm (globus). More detailed history is paramount in this case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?
Yep: New onset sore throat, with redness, discolored patches needs to be evaluated for strep throat. If a rapid strep test is negative, ask for a throat culture, Since 1 to 3 out of 10 rapid strep tests have false negatives & strep is missed. As long as strep is treated within 10 days the risk of acquiring rheumatic fever is minimal. So go to an UC today or see doc tomorrow. Now if had for 10 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore throat. Painful chesty cough. White spots on tonsils and back of throat. Pressure in ears. Fatigue.
Viral URI: Probably viral, but to be sure, go and see a doctor and be examined. Good luck. ...Read more
Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep
See physician : your condition requires a strept test and likely a course of antibiotics, you need to see a physician or make a paid consultation through healthtap ...Read more
What causes symptoms like a sore jaw, sore throat, phlegm in throat, globus sensation, sore neck?
Infection: anywhere from the jaw to the throat area. Be examined by you MD or your clinic to pin point the area of infection.All the best. ...Read more
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
What would cause white tip of the uvula? Sore throat in morning, but goes away. White tip remains throughout
Infection...: Oropharyngeal infection will do it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have 7-10 orangish reddish whitish bumps at the back of my throat behind uvula.What can these be?Had a sore throat for 7 days now, no other symptoms
Two possibilities: (although may be more) 1. Viral infection of the throat..very common (sometimes called "human foot and mouth" disease 2. Infectious Mononucleosis (A simple blood test will tell) See your Primary Care Provider or Family Physician for exact diagnosis! Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more
I have a protrusion behind my uvula. It is hard and bony feeling. I have had a sore throat since it popped up about 2 months ago.
Getting over an improving sore throat, but woke up today with a scratchy feeling, looked inside and saw a white spot on the end of uvula?
Not uncommon: small exudates or discolored areas are not uncommon after upper respiratory infections. ...Read more
I just woke with sore throat and area behind uvula swollen and wondered what causes this? The swollen area is so enlarged it flaps when i exhale.
It is likely infecti: Sore throat is frequently caused by the head-cold virus which usually resolves in 4-5 days with the help of tylenol (acetaminophen) pills and lots of warm liquids. If you develop fever or enlarged lymph glands, it can also be strept throat infection(bacterial infection). This requires antibiotics use and a visit to your family doctor unless you get well with tylenol (acetaminophen) in another 1-2 days. ...Read more
I have white spots on my uvula that comes and goes and fluctuates in shapes and sizes. Its not painful anymore but was accompanied by a sore throat ?
Uvular lesions: Without being able to see these there is no way in which to diagnose. See your doctor and let him examine you when they are present. ...Read more
I have Little lump next to uvula and back of the wall of my throat for about two months aready been haveing alergys of sore throat and coughing alot!
Currently have a sore throat, and tried to check if i had strep. for the first time i saw me epiglotti- yes, im completely sure thats what i saw, not the uvula. i have never seen my epiglottis before, im not sure if i can normally. concerning?
Sounds ok: Some people can see their epiglottis. As long as a person does not have an epiglottis infection or inflammation, it's ok to be able to see the epiglottis. It's a pink little flap that points upward from behind the base of the tongue. "Epiglottitis" is inflammation or infection of the epiglottis, and causes severe breathing or severe swallowing difficulties... and of course, is a 911 emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does the left side of my tongue hurt whenever I get a cold/sore throat? Also my uvula is hanging down and laying on my tongue. Why?
Cold: Mucous causes the swollen throat and uvula. Tongue irritation can be due to a sore or due to teeth/chewing. This can happen when you are ill. Please get checked of worsens. ...Read more
I have something white on the tip of my uvula and sore throat for the past 3 days. Sometimes it is hard to swallow. What is it? Could it be serious?
Pharyngitis: You have a sore throat or "pharyngitis" which can be caused by any number of viruses or bacteria. Strep is probably the most famous bacteria and should be screened for. Smoking is a risk factor for these infections because of the toxicities of smoke. Hope u can quit. Watch for worsening such as fevers, lymph nodes in the neck, etc. The white stuff by the way is pus- that's what the MD should swab ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a sore throat for about three weeks. just recently it will only hurt at night. I do still have a cough and now I have white spots on my uvula?
I've had mono for 3 weeks now. As of the past 2 day I'm feeling a lot better but I just woke up with a very elongated uvula. My sore throat got a lot better as well but the uvula is now making me feel very umcomfortable and I gag easily. Should I be conce
Small flesh colored bumps on uvula w' sore throat.Diagnosed with hpv over 10 years ago,no recurrences. Also diagnosed with herpes over a year ago?
Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from 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 a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Herpes recurs on the lips or face, rather than the uvula or inside the mouth. ...Read more
Viral sore throat vs strept. I have redness and tiny red dots near thorat along with a red veiny uvula? No white puss minor pain feels likcongestion
Don't pop them.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a streph throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Feel sore throat behind the uvula. What can cause this? Feels burning sensation. Hard to swallow too
Sore throat 10 days, uvula is now very big and feels like I'm swallowing it. Left tonsil larger than right. ?
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