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White Spots On Uvula
I have white spots on my uvula that comes and goes and fluctuates in shapes and sizes. Its not painful anymore but was accompanied by a sore throat?
Uvular lesions: Without being able to see these there is no way in which to diagnose. See your doctor and let him examine you when they are present. ...Read more
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I have white spots on my uvula and on my tonsils, and it feels like there's a big lump stuck in my throat, and it kinda hurts to swallow What's wrong?
Hello. I have recently noticed white spots on my uvula in my mouth. I'm getting a slightly sore throat. But no other symptoms. Any ideas? Thanks alot!
Probably nothing: There are a lot of thing like sinus drainage and even food that cause white spots on your uvula. If you symptoms worsen I would get it checked. ...Read more
I have white spots on my uvula sore throat and fever have subsided just cough still present and woke up with rash on my arm what could it be?
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
Tiny white spots back of throat/uvula. One painful white spot t tip of tongue went away with salt water. Neck pain/stiffness. No appetite. What is it?
No sore throat just neck ache. Runny nose. Tiny white spots on back of uvula. One on tip of tongue went away with salt water. Looks like herpangina?
Please stop: Please stop trying to diagnose yourself. If you have Herpangina you would probably also have an acute fever. You can't see the back of your Uvula without putting a mirror behind it. Your symptoms suggest an infection, so go see your Family Physician. Let him/her do the diagnosis and treatment plan. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more
I noticed some discomfort whenever I swallow. I took a look in the mirror and found little white spots on and around my uvula, but not my tonsils.
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Why do I have white spots on and around my uvula? It does not cause severe pain, just a small amount when I swallow and I do not have a fever, or rash
A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?
See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read more
White spots on my uvula & tonsils. Left side looks a bit swollen. Negative for strep. No sore throat. Ent said tonsillitis & saw a "pus pocket" on one side. I had a bad cold for 5 wks. Could be mono?
Viral or bacterial?: This could be a viral infection as it can present with redness, swelling, pain and white patches. Strep throat is another cause but it often has a higher fever and more clinical/body symptoms where the viral is usually more local symptoms. Viral is self limiting but strep can have long term side effects with non-treatment, best to have it checked out by local doc or walk-in clinic. ...Read more
I have white spots all over the back of my mouth and on my uvula. They just randomly appeared when I woke up this morning. What could this be?
My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is connected to my right tonsil. It's been like this for a month now. I see white spots in the back. What is wrong?
Maybe nothing or. ..: Large tonsils, in & of themselves, aren't necessarily abnormal. Nor are white spots on back of throat (might be food!). If you're feeling sick eg sore throat, fever, swollen glands, etc, that's something different (retropharyngeal abscess?). Bottom line, you need to go see your family doc for evaluation & testing. ...Read more
I have white spots on my tonsils and my uvula seems to be going to the left tonsil and "sticking to it". When I open my mouth it detached from tonsil?
Exam: You must be examined for a definitive diagnosis. Call your primary care physician. ...Read more
Hello, I have white spots on my palate and also uvula. These looks like blisters, also going away quite fast, but new are appearing. No fever present.
White spots: May be viral. See your Dentist for evaluation and symptomatic relief. ...Read more
I have a painful white blot on my uvula and a couple of white spots on the roof of my mouth... I have good pictures its that bad?
Needs evaluated: Pain is a sign of something wrong. Painful sores on vulva and roof of mouth need to be evaluated. Some std's are able to infect the mouth as well as the genitals. Your family physician or gyn should be able to properly evaluate, test and treat. ...Read more
I have white spots in the back of my throat near the uvula. When I touch it with a q-tip it bleeds. What could it be possibly?
I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?
See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more
Small little white spots on back of throat/on uvula/top of mouth/On Qvar a year/Nortriptyline 10mg a month. Tongue sore like eat sour candy.?
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?
Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more
Could be something: This may be something or not. Kids get white patches on their tongue sometime from drinking milk. They can get a fungal infection on their gums, they can have whit spots from various infections. If the kid is doing fine, playful with normal feeding habits it is probably nothing. If the kid is acting sick, it is worth checking out. ...Read more
Leukoplakia is a condition that causes white spots/plaques inside the mouth. Cheek biting will cause white spots too.
Leukoplakia: Clinical term descriptive for a white plaque/patch on the oral mucosa. Cant rub off. Cant specifically dx a disease.
protective rxn vs irritants
4-6% progess to SCC ...Read more
Fordyce spots: May be Fordyce spots which are small sebaceous glands in the mucosa of your mouth. However other causes such as infection are possible. If you smoke, stop! See your physician with concerns for a first hand examination. ...Read more