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What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

Various infections: Strep throat infections sometimes causes blisters in the throat, although most strep throat patients will not have blisters. Causes of throat blisters or throat ulcers are more likely viral, such as coxsackie virus (causes hand foot mouth disease) or herpes virus (causes herpetic stomatitis). ...Read more

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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 can cause a blister on a child's throat?

Usually viral: The blister is likely to be viral. Coxsaksie virus and many others can do this. ...Read more

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I've got red blisters in my throat, what could the cause be?

I've got red blisters in my throat, what could the cause be?

It's a virus: Red blisters or "vesicles" in the back of the throat are usually a virus. A throat infection is called a "pharyngitis." Although a herpes virus can cause viral pharyngitis,, so can a host of other viruses. The symptoms are usually self-limited, but should definitely be considered contagious during the time they are present. Strep infections often present with white discharge, not blisters. ...Read more

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1 blister in throat, could this cause dehydration?

1 blister in throat, could this cause dehydration?

Dehydration?: A throat blister cannot cause dehydration (d). For a more detailed list of causes of d, go to this link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/basics/causes/con-20030056. ...Read more

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My throat is bothering me. It doesn't hurt but I have a big blister type spot on the back of it and possibly down my throat.

My throat is bothering me.  It doesn't hurt but I have a big blister type spot on the back of it and possibly down my throat.

See Doctor: Painless lesions in the oral cavity need to be evaluated by a doctor. If you are a smoker or use chewing tobacco this necessitates a more thorough evaluation. Usually if the lesion has not healed in 3 weeks, it will need a biopsy. ...Read more

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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

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more