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What is white pus pocket in throat hitting the gag reflex?

Hello, I am a 32 year old male my weight is 165 lbs. On the right side of my throught just behind my uvula I have a white puss pocket that is hitting my gag reflex. i have no pain as of yet, but it seems to be getting bigger. i have no insurance and am afraid if left too long it may become a bigger problem.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
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Hello,

Pus pocket behind the uvula may be a peritonsillar or posterior pharyngeal wall abscess or infection or ulceration.

Until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is.

Use tablet Pantoprazole. Use salt water gargling thrice a day for five days.

If symptoms not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu,
Internal Medicine Specialist
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