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My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...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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Throat swollen with white bumps?

Throat swollen with white bumps?

Could be Strep: Strep throat can appear as red, swollen with 'white spots'. Also associated is 'swollen neck glands', fatigue, fever, and body aches. A simple swab in doctors office can check for strep throat. Untreated strept can have complications including heart valve disease. ...Read more

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Back left side of throat is swollen with white bumps. Very painful what could this be?

Back left side of throat is swollen with white bumps. Very painful  what could this be?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Based on my previous question about possibly having strep throat.. I have a sore throat red swollen with white bumps them in back of throat. Mono?

Based on my previous question about possibly having strep throat.. I have a sore throat red swollen with white bumps them in back of throat. Mono?

Possible, But...: From your description, it sounds more like strep throat, or tonsillitis. Mono, is possible, but at this point, but with information given, it's a stretch. You would have swollen lymph nodes of the neck, general lethargy, and not be localized to the throat area alone. Either way, you might want a culture taken to be sure, and i would see you pcp for that to be done. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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My child has a swollen throat and white bumps all over her throat. What infection is this?

My child has a swollen throat and white bumps all over her throat.  What infection is this?

Many possibilities: Kids spend a significant amt of time placing all kinds of germs from their fingers around their eyes, mouth, nose & throat. A large variety of bacteria or viruses start out their happy time infesting a kids throat & tonsils. These symptoms are not specific to one germ & proper evaluation and a culture or rapid test may define the cause. ...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?

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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I have this swollen little bump in the way back of my throat on the left side. I have to turn my head to the right to see it. Is this normal?

I have this swollen little bump in the way back of my throat on the left side. I have to turn my head to the right to see it. Is this normal?

Depends: It could be normal anatomy of the region. It is true however that anatomy favors bilateral symmetry. If the condition worsens or you are worried consult with an md, especially an ENT (otorhinolaryngologist). ...Read more

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I have a sore swollen bumps on tongue and throat, what to do?

I have a sore swollen bumps on tongue and throat, what to do?

See physician: You should see your physician to get this evaluated. ...Read more