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What causes redness in the palatoglossal arch?

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Hi I have a question about red palatoglossal arch. I have NO pain. Very slight irritation when throat is dry. Last week I had periods of congestion (on and off) and felt like I had a ball stuck in my throat. And had on and of periods of dry mouth and hoarse voice. Throat also gets red after eating.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Chronic pharyngitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Congestion of palatoglossus arch is a sign of chronic pharyngitis.
Please tell me do you have any history of frequent nasal or throat infection?
Any history of post nasal drip?
It would be better if you can send me the picture of your throat so that I can suggest you better.
Follow up with the required information.
Take care
Thanks and regards
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