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Forum Name: Other infections

Question: Bumps in throat..

 Would - Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:02 am

I know you have probably seen this on here a bunch of times but I could not find informations specific to my problem. I have had these yellowish/whitish skincolorish bumps in the back of my throat for a few months now and I don't know what the problem is.. Its hard to put a specific color on them but they do not cause me any pain.. It seems like I may have had a slight sore throat when I first noticed them but since then I haven't been sick any or had any sore throat. What could be causing this problem? There have been no new bumps since i first noticed and maybe a slight decrease in size in them but thats it.. Any suggestions? Thanks
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Jan 20, 2008 11:33 pm

User avatar Hi Would,

These bumps may be from several things. It may be that they are from some post nasal drip. It may also be that you are simply seeing the normal contour of your throat that was present before but simply not noticed before the sore throat.

If you are no longer having symptoms they are likely not related to an infection. I'd recommend you have your doctor take a look these when you're in the office next.

Best wishes.
 Would - Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:57 pm

Would waking up in the morning with mucus in my throat be a symptom of nasal drip? Because I get that regularly..

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