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Are these white spots in the back of my throat bad?

Are these white spots in the back of my throat bad?

Preobably not: But may be due to fungal infection and needs to be treated. See your family physician now before it really gets worse. ...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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What causes foamy white mucus in back of throat that smells sour ?

What causes foamy white mucus in back of throat that smells sour ?

GERD : Probably it is reflux. Consider seeing a doc to perform an endoscopy. If it is reflux, it can cause other issues if untreated. Www.Drlugo.Com ...Read more

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I have little white yellowish smelly things that come from pockets in back of my throat.What is this caused from?

I have little white yellowish smelly things that come from pockets in back of my throat.What is this caused from?

Tonsilloliths.: The surface of the tonsils in the throat have indentations called crypts. It is not uncommon for food particles to be caught in these crypts. They appear as yellow, white smelly things just as you have described. Although you may not like my recommendation, I have operated on a number of patients (tonsillectomy) and have cured all of them. Otherwise live with it. ...Read more

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I constantly find small yellow lumps of disgusting smelling substance in the flaps at the back of my throat. They smell like bad breath. Any ideas?

I constantly find small yellow lumps of disgusting smelling substance in the flaps at the back of my throat. They smell like bad breath. Any ideas?

See a Dr: You need and oral exam with cultures of the throat. It could be streptococcal, or other bactedia or even fungal from yeast. Go to pcp or ENT doctor. This could cause endocarditis, rheumatic fever or you could have and underlying immunosupression like cancer or HIV virus. ...Read more

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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

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Small flesh coloured bumps at the back of my throat and what looks like some swollen taste buds at the back of my throat?

Small flesh coloured bumps at the back of my throat and what looks like some swollen taste buds at the back of my throat?

Can't see: Can't see on my computer screen anything but letters that spell out your question. Someone actually has to see you, to do a clinical examination, a differential diagnosis, and establish a treatment plan. Please call your PCP for an appointment. ...Read more

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Is it normal with a viral infection in throat to get red and white little bumps in the front of the tongue ? And red veiny line in back of throat .

Is it normal with a viral infection in throat to get red and white little bumps in the front of the tongue ? And red veiny line in back of throat .

Yes: The tongue is filled with tiny pockets of immunity producing tissue. Bumps indicate the little factories are at work producing virus killing antibodies. The body will try to increase blood flow to the area to help deliver more of them to infected area. Gargle and spit out warm salt water to ease the swelling. Viral infections should pass within a week. Antibiotics won't help. ...Read more

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What can cause white pus like stuff on the back of my throat?

Infection or"stones": Infections and the most common things that can cause white "pus llike" stuff in the back of the throat. Sometimes it is from debris that forms "stones", whitish lumps that can get lodged in the throat and can lead to bad breath and throat irritation but are usually not painful. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Some white stuff in bk of tongue and bk of tongue is bad tasting. Snort little due to mucus, congestion near nasal passage/mouth/throat No pain. Help?

Some white stuff in bk of tongue and bk of tongue is bad tasting. Snort little due to mucus, congestion near nasal passage/mouth/throat No pain. Help?

Mouth hygiene: Hard to say without more info about your history. Could be infection, allergies, reflux, etc. If you're not having pain or fevers it's probably not infection. Try these things: 1) eliminate dairy completely. 2) gargle daily with warm saltwater. 3) get sinus/nasal rinse kit from pharmacy and do hypertonic rinse daily while congested then isotonic for maintenance. ...Read more

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My tongue is red in middle, and white on side also white creamy in back with raised bumps in back of tongue is it HIV related and soar throat no fever?

My tongue is red in middle, and white on side also white creamy in back with raised bumps in back of tongue is it HIV related and soar throat no fever?

Tongue changes: Hello. The tongue can undergo altered appearances from multiple causes. These conditions vary from dehydration, vitamin deficiencies to varying types of infections. The best advice is to make sure you are drinking enough water and to see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The back of my throat behind my tonsils have small whitish yellow bumps and my tonsils and back of mouth have small red veins everywhere. Concerns?

Difficult to tell: by only reading the description. Best to have exam by your physician, especially if you are experiencing symptoms (e.g., throat pain, fever, chills, pain with swallowing, etc.) to determine what the small bumps in the back of your mouth are and to evaluate the small red veins. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes and occasional red blood in sputum. I see some white bumps in my throat and at the tip of my epiglottis?

Possibly infection: It sounds like strep throat but it could be another infection - like a virus. Please see a doctor so he/she can consider a throat swab and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there an std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Is there an std that causes swollen red plushy naval passage and white bumps in nose and back sides of throat, yellow tongue?

Here are some...: What presented is not enough to derive a right Dx. And how to figure out what might cause all your reported symptoms requires collecting detailed history, conducting proper physical exam, & giving reasonable tests as needed. Then how? Please follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Dco for right Dx / Rx... ...Read more

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What causes the salty taste at the back of my throat and at times i get very bad smell coming from the saliva that comes out of my mouth?

What causes the salty taste at the back of my throat and at times i get very bad  smell coming from the saliva that comes out of my  mouth?

Sinus: It appears you may have a sinus infection. these symptoms can occur from infected sinus drainage. Please go see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more