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White Stripe On Back Of Throat With No Pain
GET IT CHECKED:
It may be something benign but if it is of concern than get it checked
A throat infection usually causes pain. ...Read more
I have one red bump for 2 weeks in the back of my throat with no pain or other symptoms. Size about 5x8mm. Smooth surface. I am female, 26, non smoker?
Needs exam: Have you had the HPV vaccine series? HPV lesions can be painless bumps, not usually red in appearance and not often smoothbut it is possible. They can spontaneously come and go and there are many forms based on the strain of virus. While your described lesion may be benign, it still warrants an exam to consider excision. You can still start and complete the HPV series if you have not done so. ...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 just checked my throat in the mirror and I saw a reddish lump (no pain) on the back of my throat (pharynx). I't soft to the touch. What can it be?
Lymph gland: The most common lump in the pharynx (back of throat) is hyperplastic lymph tissue. It could be a cyst as well. If you are a non-smoker, I would not worry about this. On the other hand, if you are a smoker (pack a day), consult and ENT doctor for further diagnosis. ...Read more
I have white patches in back of throat but no pain. What could it be? Ii was on anti biotics for separate problem. Could the medicine have caused it? .
I have two red size of pimpl bumps on the back of my throat, there is no pain. I noticed it 1 week ago, I can only see it with a flashlight. Any help?
Throat lesion: As there is no discomfort, the most likely explanation is a prominent lymphoid aggregate, or a small bump of tonsil-like tissue. If worried, I would see an ENT to evaluate the lesions. ...Read more
Allergies? Infected?: Redness on the throat sounds like there could be a throat infection, more likely if one has a sore throat and some swollen lymph node glands in the neck. A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the problem is, and prescribe antibiotics if there is a strep throat infection. "Months" is a long time, so the doctor will think of allergies, irritants, or stomach reflux as possible causes too. ...Read more
I have red at the back of my throat, no pain but along it I have a constant bitter taste, what could it be?
I found a small white circle in the back of my throat on the left side. It feels like it scratches up against my tongue. What could it be? No pain.
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more
Feels like popcorn kernel stuck in back of throat/on tongue but did not eat popcorn. Has been this way for about two weeks. No pain just irritating?
You may have food: Trapped in tonsillar crypts. Gargle w/cool salt water and use a water pik to remove or see your Dr. ...Read more
Rule out tonsillitis: To isolate crypt trapping can cause recurrent sore throats and or tonsillitis. You need to be examined and have a throat culture. If that is negative then blood work needs to be done to evaluate for other issues, especially H. pylori. It is the ulcer causing bacteria that can cause halitosis as well. Make sure to brush and floss teeth 3x/dy. Also use a specially designed tongue scraper to preven ...Read more
Feeling of a lump in my throat. One side at the back of my throat looks swollen but there's no pain. What could this be?
Is it red?: Redness, swelling & pain are the hallmarks of viral or bacterial pharyngitis (inflammation of throat/pharynx) or tonsillitis. Fever might also be present, along with other typical symptoms of upper respiratory infection (cough, nasal congestion, runny nose, ear ache). If you don't seem ill, I think you can watch it. Might be inflammatory tissue that will recede on own; if doesn't go away, see doc ...Read more
There is a pink pea sized lump in the back of my throat. No pain but I can feel it. Hasn't always been there. Long time smoker.
Throat lump: Go to your PCP or get an appointment wth an Otolaryngologist (ENT) ear, nose, and throat specialist. You may need a biopsy but there is no way you can get a diagnosis without being seen. Good luck. ...Read more
I have 6-8 flesh colored bumps on the back of my throat and that also extend down my throat (I can see by depressing my tongue). No pain. Thoughts?
Lingual papillae: You are okayGet a more detailed answer ›
Looking down back wall of throat to epiglottis, the wall is bumpy and inflamed. Also two white spots in the area. No pain, only swollen feeling. Causes?
Bumpy throat: Any other symptoms? - fever or post nasal drip? - sounds like you are developing a bacterial sore throat? strep. The white spots may be pus draining from lymph glands in the throat (commonly called exudates). If you have no other symptoms - try salt water gargles - 1 tsp of table salt to 4 oz of warm water - gargle and spit out do this several times a day. Good luck ...Read more
Ans: Could be a viral infection. If does not resolve best to see your doctor. ...Read more
Sort of weird feeling in stomach sometimes. It goes away after a while but comes back. And I could feel it in my throat too. No pain just...Weird.
There is yellow raised bumps on the back of my throat. I am experiencing no pain. Only sometimes my throat feels tight.
I have a swollen lump in the back of my throat on the right side. There's no pain or redness, but it has a white spot on it. What could this be?
Possibly a tonsil: It might be your tonsil with a small chunk of debris within it. There are various names for the material including tonsil stones and my favorite "tonsil cheese." your doctor should be able to check this for you. Tonsil cheese is common and not dangerous although it can be annoying and give you bad breath. ...Read more
Small red raised bumps, back wall of throat. Varied sizes. No pain or flu symptoms. Present for around two months, Could this be something serious?
Reassurance: This picture is usually normal for teenagers and young adults. No treatments needed for this condition. ...Read more
Finished yesterday my antibiotic for sorethroat but when I checked, ders still bumps/sores at the back of my throat and tongue. Is that normal? No pain
Normal: Bumps on back of throat are normal, if there is no longer any pain you need not worry about it. ...Read more
Dry back throat from yesterday night, no pain but slight difficulty swallowing and dryness in throat back. It occurred after I went to bed after dinner?
Swollen gland (large) on left side, white patches on back of throat (no pain), no fever but came with pain and stiffness in neck?
Bean sized fleshy looking lump, back wall of throat just beneath my right tonsil. No pain. What could this be? 17 and female really scared...
See: An Oral Surgeon to find what it is and what to do next. ...Read more
Orange-ish (not red, not white.) patches on the back of my throat, looks like a bunch of tiny little clustered bumps, no pain, some post-nasal drip?
Post-nasal drips: These are called cobblestoning from the post-nasal drips from the nasal mucous membrane or from a sinus infection. Try nasal steroid for a couple of weeks to see if this helps. If this remains a problem, consult an allergist. ...Read more
Ball shaped object a tad bit smaller than a dime in the back of throat near tonsils. Can feel when swallow no pain but irritating. What could this be?
Tonsil Stone?: Only a guess, since this needs to be visualized. See your physician for a definitive diagnosis and treatment if necessary. ...Read more
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