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White Cyst In Throat
Sore?: If your throat is sore and you see white exudate (pus balls) then you can gargle with salt water or half/half peroxide and mouthwash for relief.. It would be best to be seen to be sure it is not strep throat. If you see white balls and are not ill, they could be tonsilliths or trapped food particles, which are not a problem. Gargling also helps remove them. A visit will help clear that up. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Yellow bumps in back of throat. White patch in throat. No soreness, swelling or coughing. Only scratchy when throat is dry. Strep? Tonsillitis?
Get a swab taken: Most sore throats are caused by viruses and therefore antibiotics do not alter the cause of the infection. However you can get a secondary bacterial infection when your immune system is lowered and therefore it is wise to see your GP so that a swab can be taken and sent to the lab (especially if your symptoms are worsening rather than improving). White spots could possibly indicate a strep throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?
I have swollen glands in my neck, a sore throat, ears ache and my tonsils areinflamed and covered in white patches. Is this strep throat?
I have had these medium sized bumps in the back Of my throat. Slight white coating on one tonsil, but no cough, fever, or swollen lymph nodes.
What could cause swollen lymph nodes and occasional red blood in sputum. I see some white bumps in my throat and at the tip of my epiglottis?
I've found white bumps in v shape in back of my tongue but now it turned red I also have burning sensation in throat and pain in submandibular glands?
Sore Throat: These symptoms would be concerning for an infection. I recommend you seek care from a physician. ...Read more
I have 1 yellowish encapsulated pustule like in the wall of pharynx, swollen neck lymph node, lymphocytosis,normal WBC,,untreated with antibiotics.tnx?
Complex: Complex problem. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more
I have swollen tonsils, a sore throat, and white spots behind the tonsils. Is this a sore throat or strep? The spots may be just mucous I can't tel
What causes fluid in ears, pain in glands/jaw that pains entire face cavity, sore throat? I don't have tonsils
A variety...: ....Of illnesses can do all that. The only thing that's relatively certain is that the pain isn't coming from your tonsils. As with many illnesses, the best course of action is often rest, lots of fluids, and more rest. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
White pimpled looking spot in back of throat, swallowing feels like ears are hurting, swollen glands, and slightly closed in throat. Any answers ?
Swollen lymph node on the left side of my neck, red throat with lots of puss pockets, and a high white blood cell count. What kind of infection is it?
My tongue is red in middle, and white on side also white creamy in back with raised bumps in back of tongue is it HIV related and soar throat no fever?
Tongue changes: Hello. The tongue can undergo altered appearances from multiple causes. These conditions vary from dehydration, vitamin deficiencies to varying types of infections. The best advice is to make sure you are drinking enough water and to see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have a Larger white thing behind tonsil no pain, and enlarged tonsil which the white spot is behind?
Worried about a lump on the side of my tongue that is accompanied with a sore throat, earache, white spot on tonsil, lump in neck - feels like a pea.
Time for a visit.: It's time to visit your oral surgeon /primary care physician for a thorough examination and possibly a strep test. ...Read more
When i press my tonsils then yellowish exudate comes . no fever no inflammation of tonsils. It comes in crypts sometimes. Enlarge right jaw lymph node?
Please...: Do not press on your tonsils! There is no reason to do so, and if you had an infection you can spread it that way! Cryptic tonsils are not necessarily calling for treatment. You probably have an elnlarged right jaw lymph because to pressed on the area. Now I would recommend you see a Dr. You might need treatment. ...Read more
Excess mucus in throat, sometimes dark brown, mainly yellow and clear. throat is not sore, neck is at times, no enlarged lymph nodes?
I noticed a small, white, cyst like growth in my throat, under my left tonsil, protruding out of the side of the wall. Should i be worried?
Nothing or something: It's really depends. A cyst can be completely asymptomatic. You may not even know you have one unless for some reason someone looks in your throat and sees it. If they get really large they can cause obstructive symptoms. Depending on where they're located they might cause the feeling of fullness or blockage. If they become infected they can cause pain. ...Read more
Might want 2 rethink: The recurrence rate increases to approximately 20% after prior unsuccessful attempts at surgical removal. The recurrence rate associated with simple excision of a thyroglossal duct cyst (TGDC) is approximately 50%. The recurrence rate with a formal Sistrunk procedure is approximately 5%. Ref: emedicine.medscape.com/article/848730-treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've seemed to develope a sort of cyst on the lower left throat, normal color w/pustules on it like miltiple heads, hurts bad, how to remove?
Surgery: If the cyst has been present for longer than a month then it could require surgical removal. I would visit an ENT specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Scar: If thyroglossal duct has beeen removed, it could be scar tissue or possible recurrence. If the growth is in the scar it could be a keloid. ...Read more
Tonsils: They ARE in the back of the throat. That's why we look at them when you say AHHH! ...Read more
A few possibilities: The sensation of something in the throat is common. This is called "globus, " and is a common symptom of reflux. Other possibilities include an actual mass (cyst, tonsillolith, mucocele /etc.) or enlargement of the tonsil tissue at the back of the tongue, tonsillitis, etc. Especially if you have risk factors for throat cancer (e.g. Smoking, alcohol), you should get checked by an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to surgeon: Any questions related to a surgery are really best directed to the surgeon as they often have particular knowledge about things that they did that can lead to issues after surgery. ...Read more
My sister age16 is having her 11th surgery to remove a cyst in her throat non cancerous keeps coming back.
Vocal nodules?: Sometimes people develop small nodules on their vocal cords that need to be removed. Also, there can be other types of cysts and lesions in the throat. Sometimes resting the voice, ie avoiding shouting and screaming, can help prevent these. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed mucoid cyst behind tonsil, back of throat, given option of surgery. Left for 12 months, now painful. Should I have surgery?
Wrestling with my daughter and i got a pretty hard hit to the right side of my throat and two days later I have this lump is it a cyst?
Soft tissue bruise: It is most likely related to the injury. First was the contusion, now there is an organizing hematoma causing a lump. Best to have a doctor check it out to be sure it's related to the injury. ...Read more
My 2 yr was diagnosed with a thyroglossal duct cyst and the dr who said surgery after feeling on her throat are there more tests he should do on her?
Thyroglossal Duct: Usually located in the midline. Rarely clinically significant in any way. Weird looking. If you have it removed you will confirm it is nothing serious and remove something potentially unsightly. ...Read more
Theres a small growth like lump in the back of my throat thats starting to look yellow in color. What is this im scared its a cyst?
Probably not.: It doesn't sound dangerous, although I am not sure what you are seeing. Yellow lumps make me think of pus? but it may well be a local area of altered lining due to inflammation or some kind of injury. If it is wedged in or near the tonsil it may be a clump of particles which can be dislodged by gargling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two cyst on my tongue almost to the back of my throat recently had a lymph node on the side of my neck but it disappeared I don't know what?
Medical Evaluation..: One needs to see the PCP/ Hematologist for a complete Medical Evaluation as soon as One can. ...Read more
I have thyroid benign cyst on front of my throat for last 4.5 years. It grew to size of a small ball where adam's apple is,remains unchanged in size?
Thyroglossal duct ?: If you have a cyst in the front of your neck, in the midline, it may be a thyroglossal duct cyst. This is something you were born with, but developed increased fluid so that it became visible. It may require removal if it continues to enlarge or becomes infected. ...Read more