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Small pea-sized bumps on the left of Adam's apple. What could be the cause?

Hi, I m a male who just recently turned 16 and I noticed today that there was like two small pea sized bumps above and to the left of my Adams apple, it s kind of scaring me and I don t really wanna go to the doctor yet so if you could help me out it would be really appreciated. My email is YYYY@YYYY and my names Brandon
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi Brandson,

There is nothing to be scared of, relax. It could a simple lymph node enlargement due to common viral infections of the throat.

You could do salt water gargling with lukewarm water thrice daily for next few days. The maximum benefit will be from taking a course of oral antibiotics. Whether it is required in you, can be judged by a Physician after your general physical examination.

There is nothing really serious here for you to worry.

I wish you quick recovery.

Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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