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White Spots On Pharynx
I found some white spots on my back and shoulders, what should I do? P.S. Today I noticed some small spots on my chest and neck!
White spots under my skin on both sides of lower face and on neck. Not raised bumps but white spots. What is this? And what can I do to stop them?
Possibly: Hard to say without exam. See ENT doc to make sure. ...Read more
Are the white spots on the skin of your neck or are the white spots inside your mouth at the back of your throat. Do they hurt? How long have they been there? Do you have any other symptoms? . Does anything make the spots better? Does anything make the spots worse?
We need answers to questions like this in order to help guide you to the proper answer. ...Read more
I gettin these white spots around my neck and shoulder during summer. It keeps coming back every year. What are these exactly and how do I treat them?
Tinea: Tinea Versicolor would be on the top of my list. A quick visit to your doctor and a course of anti fungal ointment- should solve your problem. ...Read more
I just noticed white spots on my neck, they are not painfull not itchy but I am scared will that spot continue to my back, right now they are only on neck?
White spots on back: I recently saw some water drop size white spots on my back and ignored them. They are multiplying, now on my neck, an chest. Help?
Possibly fungus: You may have tinea versicolor. Apply selsun blue shampoo to skin, leave on for a few minutes, then rinse off in shower. Do this 2-3 times per week for a month to help treat the fungus. The color will take time to get back to normal, but the treatment will prevent the condition from getting worse. ...Read more
Vitiligo?: Go see a skin specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ihave white spots that are lighter then my skin on my neck and chest spreeding fast. Can my pregnacy have anything to do with it?
Tinea versicolor: Check this image. If its tinea versicolor its easily treated w/topical or oral meds. As you are pregnant, i'd use a topical selenium sulfide preparation but only if its really bothering you. Its not a big deal to treat it after you are done w/the pregnancy. No big deal. ...Read more
Good/Bad: On the one hand, white spots in the mouth anywhere I think can be due to a precancerous condtion, a bacterial or fungal infection. The problem is that it is exceedingly difficult to look in your own throat as just about any light shined and looked at with a mirror causes bad reflections. Seeing a doctor is the only way I know of to really know for sure. ...Read more
Whit spots throat: Leave them alone. If still there in a few days lets chat and you can send pictures. ...Read more
? mucus: If your throat isn't inflamed and you still have your tonsils, these white objects may be mucus accumulations in small pockets in your tonsils. Try gargling with salt water or nonalcoholic mouth wash. Otherwise have your physician examine and advise you. ...Read more
I have a white spots in my arms, neck ang back, what are these white spots? Is there any cream can I use to make it disappear?
I've just noticed by looking ; I have white spots on the back of my throat... It doesn't itch, swell or hurt, kinda made me nervous. What is this?
Right now the lesions /white spots are seen in brain for MS patient. Not seen in neck and spine. Any possibility will develop in future inspite of med?
Depends on Rx: Disease modifying agents in MS are designed to control relapses, MRI lesions, and prevent ultimate disability. A potent medication such as Tysabri (natalizumab) or Gilenya would provide better assurance of less lesions over both brain and spinal cord. Also, add vitamin D-3 supplements. ...Read more
Infection: This is most likely an infection from either a virus or bacteria, both of which may cause exudate. Increase fluids and salt water gargles may help. A viral infection usually resolves in 7-10 days. However because Streptococcus bacteria can result in heart valve problems (rheumatic fever), see your physician for an evaluation and possible culture. ...Read more
Possible infection: What you describe could represent a throat infection. Have it checked out. ...Read more
What you have is called tonsillolith, also known as tonsil stone or tonsillar calculus.
Small tonsillolith are common and produce no symptoms, but large one may produce pain when swallowing. They appear to result from the accumulation of material retained within the tonsillar crypts, along with the growth of bacteria and fungi or yeast. Gargling salt water or lemon juice may help. ...Read more
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 more