I have found a tiny little spot on my epiglottis and I have no idea what it is, it does not hurt, it doesn't grow and I don't have any difficulty in swallowing. What is it because there are no searches of this, would you know what it is?

Answer

Being able to see your own epiglottis is very rare, and indeed I have not yet seen a patient with an enlarged one. But if you really do have an enlarged epiglottis, they're generally benign. The spot could be related to a blood vessel at the surface, or petechiae, but you'd have to go in and ask your dental health professionals to take a look. It's a rare enough condition, if it really is your epiglottis, they should take a look at it anyway.

Updated on July 23, 2018

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