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Can post nasal drip cause one swollen tonsil

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Moffett
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes the bumps are swollen lymphoid tissue.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Tonsil Stone: Post nasal drip can be from allergic rhinitis. You mention that you are on a steroid nasal spray and have nasal polyps. The bump you mentioned; if it ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Oppenheimer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post nasal drip: The Pnd is probably not related.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Doctor can check now. Throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc. It may be difficult to tell what the cause is. If sympto ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Mufson
53 years experience Gastroenterology
Atypical reflux: Yes your symptoma may be related to silent reflux.A course of twice daily theraputic ppi should be tried to see if you grt symptoimatic relief.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergies: Infections and allergies can cause this dilemma. Drink lots of water and consider lavaging out your nostrils and sinuses daily with a netty pot or wh ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: But so can diseased teeth and/or gums. How long has it been since your last dental and medical check-ups?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it can, best treatment to take is Claritin (loratadine) d daily for @ 2 weeks.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pea: Sore throat yes, post-nasal drip no
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Post nasal drainage into the throat does produce productive cough. Especially on getting up from decubitus position
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post nasal drip: Yes. If you have allergies, remember to take your medications. Saline nasal spray can be very helpful to thin mucus, making it more easy to move down ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Absolutely.: Cleans throat frequently by coughing up phlegm.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
May be related: Post nasal drip can be from sinus or pharyngeal infection which can cause lingual tonsillar bumps way i the back of the tongue to enlarge.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: May be a vital illness or less likely bacteria. I would gargle and take OTC cold meds but if the throat is worse get a culture done
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: The highest risk of group b strep infections is in newborns. In adults, group b strep can cause: bloodstream infections pneumonia (infection in th ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
It can: Yes, it can.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly yes: If the deviated septum contributes to sinusitis, then constant nasal drip may occur. Your history of allergies may also contribute to this. If the dra ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No and yes: A post nasal drip will not cause asthma but it certainly could cause you to have to clear your throat. Everyone has a post nasal drip and it is only ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: When body produces excessive mucus, thicker than normal does it become problem when the mucus runs down the back of the nose to the throat, it's call ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rarely if ever: In the past, before more effective treatment was available, patients had told me that they could get nauseated from too much post-nasal drips I think ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blocked nose: rather and mouth breathing would cause dry throat and dry mouth, and this happens with upper airways inflammation that causes post nasal drip, try irr ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, not usually.: Glands will swell for weeks after an upper respiratory infection, which causes drainage (briefly), but you said "chronic". I noticed gastritis and Pri ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible : If you have developed a lot of inflammation
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Post nasal drip typically causes throat discomfort and throat clearing. Crackles generally refers to lung sounds where there is fluid in the alveoli ... Read More

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