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Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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1mm white bumps on throat, what could it be?

Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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1mm white bumps on throat, what could it be?

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

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Eric Goldstein
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I was wondering are dull white bumps strep throat?

Dr. Eric Goldstein
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I was wondering are dull white bumps strep throat?

Strep Throat: Though there are several signs and symptomsfor strep throat, the only way to know for sure is to be tested. If you have a sore throat, regardless of the other signs and symptoms, it's a good idea to have your doctor test you. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Bad sore throat for months, white bumps in throat. What could be wrong?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Bad sore throat for months, white bumps in throat. What could be wrong?

Too long: If your throat's been bad for this long, you should see your doctor to see what's wrong. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Gordon
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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.

Dr. Charles Gordon
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
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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.

Probably viral: There is a viral infection commonly given the name "hand-foot-mouth" disease caused by a virus first isolated in Coxsackie, NY which sounds like your description. It is benign. See your doc if your worried ...Read more

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Dr. John Fung
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34 years in practice
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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?

Dr. John Fung
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? 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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I wanted to know when you have white bumps in your throat, what is the best medicine to take for it?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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 or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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?

Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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?

Strep throat: No. First of all, he should be diagnosed by his doctor who will prescribe an antibiotic if he has it. Be careful with the scrapings because they maybe contagious. ...Read more

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Dr. Lucile Bodenheimer
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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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?

Dr. Ziad Akl
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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?

Ibuprofen : Sudafed does not help sore throat. An otc anti inflammatory is best. It can take some time for pharyngitis to resolve. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Murphy
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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?

Dr. Patricia Murphy
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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?

May be Tonsilloliths: White spots may be from an old infection and not infected anymore. If no other symptoms probably not a yeast infection . Need to drink 8 8 oz water a day to prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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