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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 (acetaminophen). ...Read moreSee 4 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?
See below: White mass in pharynx are likely mucous retention cysts. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more
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
Need to be checked: White bumps on the back of throat and a little cough needs to be checked.You may have strep throat and needs quick strep test or culture and if positive treatment white spots can also be due to infectious mononucleosis, or it may just be a self limiting viral infection so if you are concerned and want to get better see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 some small red and slightly white bumps in the back of my throat could this be me just getting sick again or an std?
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?
Had tonsil stones before now there is what looks like tonsil stones but I can see a yellow spot and white bumps at the back of my throat ?
I have the cold and now I see white bumps at the back of my throat and on my tonsils it hurts to swallow could it be the cold or something else ?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol may decrease symptoms. ...Read more