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What is the opening at the back of the throat?
Actually, the opening at the back of the throat is called the oropharynx. You cannot see the glottis without special equipment. The glottis is the space between the true vocal folds (vocal cords) which leads to the trachea (windpipe).
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A couple of remedies work for me. Here are a few to try out or choose from .... 1) Gargle with warm salt water. 2) Take Robitussin or Mucinex. 3) DEFINITELY drink a TON of wat…er and warm drinks with lemon/honey. 4) Sounds scary, but this is safe..... mix about a 4 oz. combo of 1/2 warm water and 1/2 hydrogen peroxide. GARGLE (not swallowing!).... and spit. It will not harm you if some of this accidently trickles down your throat. This also , supposedly, stops strep throat in it's tracks and REALLY helps with laryngitis... lifting all that PHLEGM off your vocal cords/voice box. The hydrogen peroxide KILLS the germs. (Remember to mix half and half with the warm water.) This works for me. 5) Gargle warm green tea with lemon/ honey. 6) Mix 2 Tbsp. honey with 1 Tbsp. cinnamon. Stir and eat the pasty mixture. This is nature's version of Robitussin. So... pick and choose what works for you. No, I am NOT a doctor, but I have read a GREAT deal on medical remedies after a lifetime of upper respiratory issues. I have saved myself MANY a trip to the doctor with the above remedies. Hope one of these helps! Lemons can really help clear the phlegm in your throat. You can gargle with a solution of lemon water that is not too strong. Or you can cut a lemon in half then squeeze the juice into a cup. Take a straw and stick it in the lemon juice and then sealing the top with your index finger, put the straw in the back of your throat and lift your finger. It probably won't burn, but it will be really, really, SOUR! Repeat these steps and it should cut the crud and phlegm. EDIT: Use a mist vaporizer, drink more water, get some exercise & occasionally cough to help loosen & remove the mucus. If it is in the nose too, try a Neti (aka Nettie) pot to irrigate. See the related question below for a recipe for a solution to use to gargle to help a sore throat and to clear phlegm and mucus. Drink a lot of fluids, hot tea, or eat Popsicles or potato chips. If its not gone in a week, then contact your health care professional for advice. Drinking hot water will break up the mucus in the back iof the throat. Treat the underlying symptoms such as a cold or flu, or quit smoking. Spit phlegm out when you cough it up, rather than swallowing it. Take an expectorant medicine, such as Robitussen, or try other remedies such as a steam bath with eucalyptus oil.
Red bumps on the back of throat can be an indication of different types of medical conditions caused either by a viral or bacteria infection. These conditions can include …strep throat, mononucleosis, chickenpox, tonsillitis, and scarlet fever.
It could be "thrush"- a yeast infection in your mouth. Or it could be tonsilloliths. Tonsilloliths or "tonsil stones" are little white or yellow balls of built up food, dead w…hite blood cells and other particles in your mouth. Ask yourself this: - Do you have a sore throat that accompanies the white spots on your throat? - Do you have trouble swallowing or does it feel like something is stuck on the back of your throat? - And, do you have really bad breath? If you have answered Yes to any of the above, then those white spots on your throat are most likely tonsil stones. Tonsil stones occur in some people and not in others. Experts suggest that overactive salivary glands, an excess of oral bacteria, larger tonsils and bigger tonsil crypts, or crevices, all play a factor in tonsil stones. Tonsil stones are not life threatening or even dangerous. They are just annoying as they can be irritable and also cause embarrassment. They have quite a strong unpleasant odour caused by the build-up of bacteria. Tonsil stones, similar to tarter, will continue to grow and harden with time. While some tonsil stones are only the size of a pea, others can grow as big as a marble. Removing tonsil stones can be quite difficult. Some people simply sneeze or flex their throat and these white spots will remove themselves. Others have to use a toothbrush, a Q-tip or their finger to scrape at the tonsil stones. Others opt to have their tonsils surgically removed or lasered if the problem becomes too much.
It's called the Uvula.
A throat infection try gargling with salt water a few times
It is called your Adams apple I think you mean the uvula, which hangs down at the top of the back of your throat, whereas the Adam's apple is at the front.
The tonsils are right before your tonge. If you open your mouth you can see them, they are 2 big bumps on the left and the right side.
i know that the white stuff on your tongue is a buildup of some sort that causes bad breath. i would assume it is the same stuff. Most people overlook cleaning their tongue bu…t starting to do so on a regular basis can be the single most beneficial treatment for bad breath (halitosis) that a person can institute. Remember the breath tests we suggested you perform at the beginning of this topic? They revealed that the smell of the anterior portion of a person's tongue is usually less offensive than the smell found emanating from the posterior part. The reason for this is related to the fact that the anterior portion of the tongue is somewhat self-cleansing and therefore less likely to harbor large numbers of odor producing bacteria. Many tongue functions require that the anterior portion of the tongue touches firmly against the hard palate. This friction produces a cleansing action, therefore preventing any significant bacterial accumulation. The posterior portion of the tongue, in comparison, rubs up against the soft palate. And these contacts are relatively gentle. This soft palate contact does not provide enough friction to produce any significant cleansing. And for this reason it is typically the posterior aspect of the tongue that is found to harbor the bacteria that cause a person's breath problems. Because of this, the posterior tongue is the most important area to clean.
Anatomically, bumps on the back of your throat are your tonsils.
Red Bumps In Throat A cold usually comes along with other things, sometimes flu, strep throat, etc. and the reason that is is because coughs and colds lower your immune… system, the body is fighting the cold and it lowers the immune system allowing other virus's and germs to get in this also includes allergies
It could be strep throat if so its very contagious and should be treated with antibiotic's. Go to the doctors for an exam just so its not some other infection.
If you have red bumps in the back of your throat, it may be causedby post nasal drip. It may also be an infection, or strep throat.