In this way, what is the hard part of your throat?
The hard palate separates the nose from the mouth. The soft palate is the back of the roof of the mouth. The epiglottis keeps food and liquids out of the trachea when you swallow. The larynx (voice box) produces sound used for speaking.
One may also ask, what is the back of the throat called?
The throat (pharynx) is located behind the mouth, below the nasal cavity, and above the hollow tube that leads from the throat to the stomach (esophagus) and windpipe (trachea) (see figure A Look Inside the Nose and Throat). The uvula is a small flap of tissue visible in the back of the throat between the tonsils.
Why do I feel something in my throat?
Often, globus pharyngeus is due to minor inflammation in the throat or at the back of the mouth. The throat muscles and mucous membranes can feel strained when the throat is dry, causing feelings that something is stuck in the throat. One of the most common causes of a dry throat is frequent swallowing due to anxiety.
Why is the back of my throat white?
You might see white dots or patches in the back of your throat. These could be signs of bacterial infection like strep throat or oral thrush, or a viral infection like oral herpes or mononucleosis. They also might be something else, like tonsil stones, which are painful calcium deposits on your throat.