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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?

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?

See you doctor: It sounds like strep throat. A quick visit to your doctor should verify. Usually a round of antibiotics will resolve the issue. If it is painful ask for a viscous lidocaine rinse. This will numb the area while your body recovers. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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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?

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?

Maybe: Mono symptoms are much more pronounced than what you are describing. Usually the tonsils are swollen and tender and look awful. You can always ask your doctor to get a mono blood titer or a blood test on you to diagnose mono. ...Read more

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My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and there's white spots on them what's goin on?

My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and there's white spots on them what's goin on?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Sore throat: Looking at what you describe you may have a bacteria infection of your throat. You should see your doctor or go into an urgent care to get a rapid test done to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

GERD: The white spots all over the back of the mouth and on the uvula and white coating in the morning at back of tongue are common symptoms of the acid reflux or GERD. See your GP for evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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I noticed that I have white spots on the back of my mouth maybe on my tonsils, they are on both sides. Please what does this mean? Thank you SPeterso

I noticed that I have white spots on the back of my mouth maybe on my tonsils, they are on both sides. Please what does this mean? Thank you SPeterso

Mucous in tonsil cry: Most likely this is dried mucous in the tonil crypts. Gargling with water may help. If it does not hurt, it is probably not infected. Check with your otolaryngologist ...Read more

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I don't have any pain in my thraot but some white spots in my left tonsil are there. I also have headache, flu, bodyaches and mouth is tasteless?

I don't have any pain in my thraot but some white spots in my left tonsil are there. I also have headache, flu, bodyaches and mouth is tasteless?

You sound sick.: Even without a sore throat, with the rest of those symptoms you do sound sick. And if this is truly a tonsillitis, then you may need an antibiotic as these are typically bacterial. ...Read more

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Hi. I have tiny white spots covering the whole entire inside of my mouth including the insides of my cheek and my gums. Some also on outline of tonsil?

Hi. I have tiny white spots covering the whole entire inside of my mouth including the insides of my cheek and my gums. Some also on outline of tonsil?

Color: White or yellowish. If yellowish may be benign Fordyce Granules. If what may be infection. As tis is not a forum for diagnosis, please see you Dentist for an evaluation and a decision as to whether treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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I have one inflamed tonsil. And white spots on the tonsil, the roof of my mouth and under my tongue. They hurt really bad. I can't talk or eat, help! ?

I have one inflamed tonsil. And white spots on the tonsil, the roof of my mouth and under my tongue. They hurt really bad. I can't talk or eat, help! ?

See your doc: You need to be evaluated for infection. You may need antibiotics and additional care to speed your recovery. Until then salt water gargles, anti inflamatories and warm packs may help. If you are unable to drink enough to stay hydrated, are drooling because you can't swallow your saliva, or have fever or chills seek care immediately. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more