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I spoke to a throat specialist on this site two weeks ago

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I spoke to a throat specialist on this site two weeks ago about the back of my throat I have blister like lumps and bumps behind my tonsils all explained here - - however I am extremely concerned as the lump has now double in size since that time I am so scared of the C word however this doctor assured me but I'm not believing it, please help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The first image I'm sending - (from my previous question) is how my throat looked two weeks ago (on the left) to how it looks now (on the top right) and in the lower right image this is me when I'm closing my throat more but there's so many huge blister like bumps, there's a lump in the right side of my throat when I swallow as previously stated and a hard lymph node in that side of the neck too, I am not coughing, but have had a continuous sore throat and this has lasted around three months now, it's uncomfortable and I am really really upset and scared
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I paid for a quick response I'm freaking out here please someone reply there were too many doctors to choose from and I need an ENT
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I am a cancer doctor

I treat patients who have throat cancer.

thanks for upload photos of your throat

those are submucosal lymphoid tissue or fat deposits bumps on your throat

they are not blisters.

they can also be minor salivary glands.

they are normal to be there.

you don't have throat cancer.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did you see the link of the question is asked to another Dr, Dr.Hassan? He said I have granular pharyngitis is this correct? Why are they growing?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

pharyngitis is inflammation and redness of your throat

I don't see inflammation or sore throat symptoms here.

the "bumps" are not growing. they are the same size.

your anxiety is making you worried they are growing.

they are 100% normal

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last question why is it white? Thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

what are you referring to as white in the back of your throat?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The circled parts are significantly white in person
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

those are not significantly white

they are normal variations in normal mucosal colors in the back of the throat.

you have blood vessels behind your mucosa in the back of your throat.

differences in where the blood vessels are can result in these changes in slight color.

it is not leukoplakia or any signs of throat cancer.