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White Bump On The Back Of My Throat
My throat started hurting yesterday and as today went on I felt weaker, about 10 mins ago I saw a small white bump on the back of my throat. ?
Probable virus: This is most likely the beginning of a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually goes on to a head cold and runs its course in several days or a week without any specific treatment. However if the sore throat worsens and there is no head cold symptoms, a rapid throat culture is recommended to look for strep throat which requires antibiotic treatment. Meanwhile use lozenges and Tylenol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Minimal soreness in my throat with swallowing and single white bump at the back of my throat. Should i see a doctor to prevent progression of anything?
I have a couple of white bumps at the back of my throat i'm coughing a little bit i don't want to get sick . I have exams coming up and i've been really stressed . What can I take ? Thank you
See below: White mass in pharynx are likely mucous retention cysts. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more
I had white bumps on the back of my throat and picked them off. It bled really bad and my whole throat hurts. What is iy?
White bumps to throa: The white bumps to your throat are what we call "pharyngeal exudates". These can occur from infections, food particles, or even be a natural result of our bodies secretions. These exudates are adherent to the soft tissues of the throat and when tampered with, can disrupt the underlying tissue at which it is attached. Best to leave them there when you see them and have it checked out by your doc. ...Read more
I have white bumps on the back of my throat. They seem like a pimple. I can pop them with my finger nail. What could this be?
I have red and white bumps in the back of my throat but my throat is not sore and they don't hurt when i eat or drink. What could it be is it serious?
Throats been hurting, can't swallow, talk, spit aunt said she saw white bumps in the back of my throat it's been three days now and the pain increases?
A few causes: Common causes of white exudate on the back of your throat are strep throat as well as mono or epstein barr virus. The only way to know which one it is and to establish the right treatment plan is to see a physician. Strep is determined by a swab and there is an abtc cure. Mono is a blood test; it is viral; no medicine. ...Read more
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