My tounge is coated white with white spots/lumps at back also sore throat what causes this?

Throat infection. These signs and symptoms are typical of a throat infection. Could be a virus or a bacteria. If you've been sick less than 5 days, it's probably a viral infection. If your symptoms last longer than 7 days, then go see a doctor.

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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 have a swollen lump on the side of my neck and white spots on the back of my throat. Sore throat - this has been there for two weeks

It can be infection. If your throat is sore and the lymph node/lump on your neck is tender to touch, you should go see your doctor as it can be strept throat which often requires further testing and antibiotics for treatment. Read more...
Infections/ HIV. With sore throat and lump on the side of neck, whether tender or non- tender, possibilities of a pharyngitis with enlarged cervical lymph nodes or a strep throat is there. White spots on the back of throat, could be because of a candidia infection, which may be due to immune deficiency and even HIV should be included in the differential diagnosis. Please consult your pcp. Thanks. Read more...

I have red spots on the both sides at the back of my tongue & also some yellowness. A sore throat has also developed. What could this mean?

Dr. can check throat. New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. Read more...

I have no tonsils but I woke up yesterday with a sore throat. Today much of the same. White spots on back of throat when I checked with a flashlight..

Acute pharyngitis. You have a 'sore throat' or what we call acute pharyngitis. Even though you don't have tonsils, you can still get 'Strep' as well as any other number of infections (viruses mostly). I would recommend going to a doctor to get a throat culture-then, you can get the best treatment once the cause is identified. Tonsils are actually part of the immune system, but sometimes they are removed-ask doc if Q. Read more...