this could have been posted by me word for word. just reciently i did the SAME thing with my phone flash light app because i was having tonsil stone issues as well as a lupm in my throat issue; something that is still persisting and keeping me up at night/freaking me out. I went and looked up throat issues and one of the google pictures was the eppiglotis on someone which was really high up, I saw that and I was sooo grossed out then days later as I was prodding my tonsils and looking down my throat I SAW it! I got all freaked out pale ect, I didn't know you can see your epiglotis and still don't know that its normal? I take solice in the fact that eppiglosis seems to produce a cherry red epiglotis where as mine is a pale color, almost white. I say don't touch it but now that you have theres really nothing you can do; im sure you didn't cause any dammage other then slight irritation if anything.