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Sore w red bumps back of throat won't go away! Going on over a month! Started days after sex w another man. Got results back days ago but all negative?

Sore w red bumps back of throat won't go away! Going on over a month! Started days after sex w another man. Got results back days ago but all negative?

Could be STD: You need to consult a physician for examination and more test. High likely some kind of sexually transmitted disease (std) specially herpes infection that has low sensitivity initially. ...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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Have a really bitter bad breathe taste stuck in the back of my throat won't go away with anything! But my breathe doesn't stink it's just in my throat?

Have a really bitter bad breathe taste stuck in the back of my throat won't go away with anything! But my breathe doesn't stink it's just in my throat?

Postnasal drip?: Lots of things can cause an unpleasant taste. If it seems to be in the throat then mucus draining from the sinuses could be to blame. Acid reflux from the stomach could too. A medical exam might help sort it out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have to go to the doctor in the morning. I feel something in the back of my throat that won't go away. What should I expect at the appointment?

I have to go to the doctor in the morning. I feel something in the back of my throat that won't go away. What should I expect at the appointment?

Wide spectrum: Possibilities include: Minor trauma (scratch) from a sharp food particle, a lesion caused by a virus or bacterial infection, a tiny fish or chicken bone fragment, or rarer lesions such as a tumor (benign or malignant), an irritation from chronic exposure to smoke or alcohol,
or from exposure to other toxins. The list is extensive. ...Read more

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Day after oral sex with another man then I got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

Day after oral sex with another man then I got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

STD check: Go get checked at a family planning clinic or with your doc. Let them know where the spots are and that you've had oral sex. They can do a swab to check for stds. Possible you have chlamydia/gonorrhea or other std that require antibiotics also possible you just have a sore throat. Get checked. Be safe. ...Read more

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Yellow looking blisters in back of throat, I suffer from post nasal drip that won't go away, and tonsil stones. What are the blisters?

Yellow looking blisters in back of throat, I suffer from post nasal drip that won't go away, and tonsil stones. What are the blisters?

Lymphoid tissue: The bumps in the back of the throat if they are not painful are probably lymphoid tissue which are a response to the drainage from your post nasal drip. They are reacting to viruses or bacteria. ...Read more

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What is this awful taste in the back of my throat. It tastes like I just through up and it want go away. How can I make it go away!?

What is this awful taste in the back of my throat. It tastes like I just through up and it want go away. How can I make it go away!?

See ENT doc: Could be a number of things. If it has been present greater than 2 weeks, see ENT doc. Otherwise, rinse with saline gargle and see it if improves. ...Read more

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Phlegm in back of throat sometimes it feels like something tickling in my throat and sometimes it makes me cough and doesn't go away slight heaache?

Phlegm in back of throat sometimes it feels like something tickling in my throat and sometimes it makes me cough and doesn't go away slight heaache?

Throat problems: Your problems sound as if you need to see a ENT physician. You need to have your throat, lower esophagus, vocal cords and sinuses evaluated to see if a cause for your symptoms can be found and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Woke up with swollen back of throat (top and middle). Hard to swallow & clear throat. Mouth breather. Don't feel sick? How can I make this go away.

Woke up with swollen back of throat (top and middle). Hard to swallow & clear throat. Mouth breather. Don't feel sick? How can I make this go away.

Urgent Care or ER: This involve your Airway! You need prompt medical evaluation and treatment! It could worsen and become fatal. Get medical attention now please! ...Read more

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There r no other symptoms that I have but white covering on tongue seems to go away at some pt but comes back, soar throat 3 weeks is it HIV related?

There r no other symptoms that I have but white covering on tongue seems to go away at some pt but comes back, soar throat 3 weeks is it HIV related?

Are you HIV +?: That is the first question you need answered. If you have not already done so visit your physician or local public clinic to have an HIV test. Thrush is caused by many things, not always an AIDs defining illness. Sometimes people have geographic tongue and that causes done discomfort and mimics thrush. If your immune system isn't working properly there are numerous possible causes. See Doctor soon ...Read more

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Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. No other symptoms.

Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. No other symptoms.

Tender lump: Tender lump under skin or feeling in throat is usually a swollen lymph node or an infected sweat and gland. Rarely is it due to a mass/tumor. See you MD as this could be a virus (ie, mono) or other issue depending on your risks. ...Read more

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I have a lot of green mucus at the back of my throat along with a dry sore throat. How do I make it go away?

I have a lot of green mucus at the back of my throat along with a dry sore throat. How do I make it go away?

Uri: Mucous production is a sign of inflammation representing allergy or cold in form of respiratory infection. If there is no fever generally supportive care with fluids, anti inflammatory meds as necessary, good nutrition and sometimes antihistamines and it will run its course. ...Read more

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My sore throat due to laryngopharyngeal reflux keeps coming back? Will it ever go away for good? Can it have serious consequences?

My sore throat due to laryngopharyngeal reflux keeps coming back? Will it ever go away for good? Can it have serious consequences?

Is your reflux: Being treated? If the acid is under control, your sore throat should get better also. I would recommend follow up with your primary care doctor or a gastroenterology specialist if it's not improving. You also could see an ear, nose and throat specialist, who may want to look with a scope to see exactly what's going on. ...Read more

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Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. Sore throat at times.?

Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. Sore throat at times.?

LPR: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat, post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor rx (ie. Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prilosec, Dexilant). Eat a low acid diet, minimize acid containing beverages. ...Read more

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Have white spots on my tonsils for 2 months l.I've been on clyndamycin & amoxicillin spots go away then come back. Strep neg & normal throat culture?

Have white spots on my tonsils for 2 months l.I've been on clyndamycin & amoxicillin spots go away then come back. Strep neg & normal throat culture?

Fungal Infection: Have white spots on tonsils for 2 months. Been on clindamycin and amoxicillin. Spots go away then come back. Strep neg and normal throat culture.
Have you had labs done? Diabetes is in the differential as fungal overgrowth due to high sugar levels. Could also be fungal infection due to side effect of the antibiotic use.
Need more information and conversation. ...Read more

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My 18 month old son keeps getting a fever it did go away for a day and back again dry cough no runny nose dr said he had no ear/throat infec what isit?

My 18 month old son keeps getting a fever it did go away for a day and back again dry cough no runny nose dr said he had no ear/throat infec what isit?

Fever: How high is the fever, you may need to get a complete blood count, chest x-ray and urine test done, upper respiratory infections do cause fever and treatment remains symptomatic. Complete blood count can point towards bacterial or viral infection ...Read more

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Sore throat forehead headache like throbbing pain behind of my eyes tired these symptoms go away for 3-4 days and come back again almost a year?

Sore throat forehead headache like throbbing pain behind of my eyes tired these symptoms go away for 3-4 days and come back again almost a year?

Allergy: You are describing a typical allergy symptoms. You need to be taking allergy medicine for good Allergy is not like cold that will go away in a week or so it is a life time problem see your doctor ...Read more

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Rash started on the back of the neck but has now turned into blisters that won't go away. Consulted doctor took medication still didn't go away help?

Rash started on the back of the neck but has now turned into blisters that won't go away. Consulted doctor took medication still didn't go away help?

Reevaluation needed: You should come back to see your doctor for re-evaluation and ask for more questions. When the initial impression and treatment do not help, your doctor can step up, try different treatment plans or refer you to a specialist. Skin rashes needed to be seen to be properly diagnosed and treated. Your local doctor is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Did unprotected oral, came back and can't stop coughing. Side of my neck was swollen then went away. Cough is dry and persistant. Won't go away.

Did unprotected oral, came back and can't stop coughing. Side of my neck was swollen then went away. Cough is dry and persistant. Won't go away.

Could be an STD: It is possible that you have an infection. A doctor can diagnose that and treat it if necessary. ...Read more

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I have a headache that won't go away it's in the back of my neck I've had it for a few days now nothing works for it who do I do? What do I take?

I have a headache that won't go away it's in the back of my neck I've had it for a few days now nothing works for it who do I do? What do I take?

Cervical based: Headaches are very common and are usually due to SPASM of the neck muscles (In fact BOTOX has been used to treat the worse cases!!) Try alternating ICE and HEAT on the back of your neck/head. See which helps the most and stick with that modality!
See your PCP for exact diagnosis and possible referral to a Headache Specialist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have red small itchy bumps in groups now on my neck and back. No scabie. Med did not work. Won't go away even with Doctor itch cream please help!

I have red small itchy bumps in groups now on my neck and back. No scabie. Med did not work. Won't go away even with Doctor itch cream please help!

See derm: See a dermatologist who may biopsy one of the lesions to look for the culprit and treat you accordingly. ...Read more