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My child is 4 has low fever went to ER doc said its throat infection red raised bump on back of tongue but no pain would love second opinion.

Fever and tongue. Most fevers in children are caused by cold viruses. Some of them will cause a bump on the top, back and sides of the mouth. Most tongue bumps in children are not signs of infection. Perhaps they are taste buds, perhaps a sign of a benign condition called geographic tongue. The only reason to worry about tongue lesions is if they are white papule. Only then do you need further checking. Read more...

Just got over the flu now I have red bumps ALL over the back of my throat. One tonsil is swollen and my throats extremely painful should I be worried?

Yes. Extreme pain may indicate an abscess that will require antibiotics and sometimes surgical drainage. Then again it could be mononucleosis. See your doctor please. You don't deserve the pain. Read more...