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Bumps at back of throat [pics]
I've noticed these bumps at the back of my throat. It isn't sore but it looks it. I also have a feeling of pressure in my jowls.

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http://imgur.com/TrcPa.jpg

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I cannot give personal advice over the internet.

In general, there are a variety of reasons that can cause bumps to be in the back of the throat.  Infection would be the most common, including a variety of viral issues.  If this is the case, they normally spontaneously resolve.

Bacterial infections, like strep, can also cause bump-like lesions.  If suspected, a throat culture can be obtained.  

Going to your personal physician, or in refractory cases, an ENT specialist, would be the next appropriate step.  

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.

Kevin Pho, M.D.

KevinMD.com
Twitter.com/kevinmd
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