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White Spot In The Back Of My Throat
Probable aphthous: Aphthous ulcers are painful shallow white to slightly yellow ulcers with a red rim that form on mouth lining that has no underlying bone such as tongue, palate, tonsils. They last 7-10 days then resolve. Not sure the exact cause but commonly activated by stress. May also be tonsil exudate. ...Read more
Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis is inflammation of your pharynx or back of your mouth/throat. It can be caused by infections, both viral (most commonly) and bacterial (like strep). If you have visible pus on your tonsils, swollen glands & fever, but no cough, go see your family doc who can decide if you need more testing or just antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back in september i started to notice some red bumps in the back of my throat. Also, white bumps on the back and sides of my tongue. This could be?
Painful? Allergies?: Do they get bigger/smaller? Do you have any medical issues or taking any medications, over-the-counter or prescription? I would recommend you seeing a dentist first who does in-depth oral cancer screenings such as velscope -- just to rule it out. Stay away from alcohol-based mouthwashes like listerine because they can enhance irritations, and cinammon, since it can cause allergic reactions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tiny white dots on the back wall of my throat. what is this? back wall also has red/white bumps. painless, feeling of something in throat comes&goes.
White dots on throat: This needs to be seen clinically and visually for a diagnosis. Make an appointment to see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
I have red dots on the roof of my mouth and white pus in the back of my throat. What could this be?
Many things: Could be anything from a burn to tonsilitis and many others. You need a visual exam to determine and narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more
I have a small, sore bump on the roof of my mouth and towards the back of my throat, it's a yellowish color.
Could be an EPULIS: a benign growth of "giant cells" Check with your Dentist who can refer you if necessary! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Need to see it: Could be one of many things. Recommend a dental visit to diagnose. ...Read more
At your tonsils?: Hard white or yellow concretions in the tonsils are usually tonsilloliths or tonsil stones. Harmless although they can cause a foreign body sensation and contribute to halitosis. Exudate on the tonsils or throat may be an indication of tonsil infection (viral or bacterial). See a doc for thorough exam. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on the back of the roof of my mouth and a white spot on my lower gums, which feels sore in that area. What could this be?
What are the white patches growing in the back of my throat? I only have pain and swelling in the back, virus?
The roof of my mouth on the right side feels swollen and there's a red bump that looks whitish in the middle on my hard plate back by my tonsill?
I have yellow/red patches at the back of my throat and a cut in the back of my mouth? The cut hurts and that side of my mouth is swollen
I found blisters in the back of my throat, bumps on the back of my tongue, and a slight irritation in my throat, but i recently just had the flu/cold.
Is it normal with a viral infection in throat to get red and white little bumps in the front of the tongue ? And red veiny line in back of throat .
Yes: The tongue is filled with tiny pockets of immunity producing tissue. Bumps indicate the little factories are at work producing virus killing antibodies. The body will try to increase blood flow to the area to help deliver more of them to infected area. Gargle and spit out warm salt water to ease the swelling. Viral infections should pass within a week. Antibiotics won't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Examination: To play it safe, get it looked at. A white coating on the tongue is fairly common and the bumps you see may be the normal presence of large taste buds. Without seeing you, however, it is impossible to know if there is an issue requiring treatment. At the very least get a tongue scraper and see if it cleans up at all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?
Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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