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yellowish Lumps back of throat 6 weeks
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mark20 posted:


Hi, I've had these yellowish lumps all over the back of the my throat now for over 6 weeks (maybe longer 6 weeks from first seeing them) they look just like the link attached

http://cdn.mdjunction.com/components/com_joomlaboard/uploaded/images/yellowish_lumps2-7a6d4cf90c07f5325fd3ca524ec6bad2.jpg

I first noticed them as I was having a strange taste in my mouth for a week or so, slight metal taste, previous to that I had been feeling quite run down for a few weeks, I checked my mouth with a flash light and saw all of them lumps at the back of my throat.. I had no throat pain or swallown tonsils - or pus that I could see , unless that is pus, the lumps?

I went to the doctor, who did a throat swab, and also had full blood tests done as well as tests for gland fever, everything came back fine, on his advice I have also been gargling with salt water 2 times a day, they havent got better at all, Also i have no acid reflux which is something i read can irritate a throat, I'm going to go back to GP but he seemed a bit uninterested the first time around, I was just wondering 1) if anyone knows what they are, is it pus? blisters? from google some people say from a viral infection, but I dont seem to have any symtons as a sore throat, and infections normally go away after a few weeks? I have moved into a new house 3 months ago... not sure if this could be relivent or not?? any advice anyone??
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lett333 responded:
Me, too. Only mine have been for 3 weeks now. I was told viral at urgent care but wth?? Hope yours are better now.


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