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1mm white bumps on throat, what could it be?

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

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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I was wondering are dull white bumps strep throat?

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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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.

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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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

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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?

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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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?

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