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White Bumps In Throat
Difficult to say: Oral diagnosis often requires a careful physical exam and it's difficult to say. My suspicion is you are seeing a common thing called fordyce granules which are yellowish small bumps which are oil or sebaceous glands of the oral mucosa. It is common and a normal finding. ...Read more
Too long: If your throat's been bad for this long, you should see your doctor to see what's wrong. ...Read more
Fever for days, aches, headache, sore throat. Three white bumps on throat getting better. It is not flu season. What could it be and what to do?
? strep throat: Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. However most sore throats are usually caused by a viral infection and not strep bacteria. The white spots on the back of a bright red throat and swollen tonsils and lymph nodes would be more concerning for strep throat. This can be tested quickly by MD ...Read more
He has red & white bumps on throat, hands & feet with pain, running low grade fever & a cough. What could this be? He's been sick 2x in past month.
I wanted to know when you have white bumps in your throat, what is the best medicine to take for it?
Sore throat sxs?: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more
My husband thinks he has strep throat because of the white bumps on his throat which he scrapped off. Does that he doesn't have strep anymore?
I have 2 small white bumps in my throat, I am very nervous about throat cancer, what are some facts about throat cancer? Can white bumps be cancer?
I have white bumps on my throat and back of toungue from 3 or 4 moths,it doesn't pain or cause any disturbance ..what it is??should i see a doctor?
7 days ago i had a scratchy throat and i've been taking sudaphed and it stills feels like I am swallowing needles but I have no white bumps on my throat?
Ihave 2 tiny white bumps back of throat, irrating when breathing or swallowing, should I be worried? Came after eating too much sugar
White balls: Hello, the white balls in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden and make your tonsils look like they are infected. Under these tonsil balls is a cavity or crevice that may be inflamed and infected causing your pain. Gargle with water after every meal. This helps to clear these white balls. Also see your doctor. ...Read more
I took keflex for strep. Now I have white bumps in my throat that don't hurt, throat feels tight, bad taste and my ears hurt sometimes.Allergic maybe?
Feel somethin small n my throat/back of tongue when I swallow. I see two or three small white bumps. Throat not sore at all. Looks like white pimples.
2 year old, fever, white bumps on back throat, vomitting, mouth hurts, tongue red/taste buds swollen. Asks for water. What could this be? Been 2 doc.
I was diagnosed with a viral infection and was only given pain medication. Does that sound right? I have a sore throat and white bumps in my throat. I went to the doctor and they completed a swab and said i did not have strep throat. They also took blood
Antibiotics : Antibiotics do nothing for viral infections. Rest, fluids, and time are your best strategy (maybe chicken soup as well!). Obviously, if you are not improving, or have significant worsening, such as high fever or productive cough, then get back in to your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have strep throat -like symptoms. Last month I had a huge white bump in my throat with sore throat and no fever. My doctor didn't strep test me but sent me home with penicillin VK. Two weeks ago it came back, so I went to urgent care and had a positive
Recurrent strep: infection occurs about 10% of the time, in spite of taking the antibiotic, and more often if one stops the medication after feeling better instead of completing the course. In the lab, strep is very sensitive to penicillin, but not all people absorb it well or may have other bacteria in their throat that make it less effective. Get another culture and other med. Possible other germ like mono. ...Read more
See ENT doc: May be abnormal. See ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
Orange bump as well as red/white bumps on back of throat. feeling of something in back of throat. what could this be?
Single white spot/bump back of throat. Duration 2 months, no symptoms, no toncils. former smoker of 25yrs.
Spot: any lesion that does not resolve, especially in a former smoker, should be examined by an MD. Pain is not necessary for it to be more concerning or not. ...Read more
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