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Causes of sharp pain in my tonsils

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Unilateral lesions are more... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 45 years experience
Yes, remove tonsils: sorry you're having so much trouble with tonsil stones but tonsillectomy is the best way to eradicate the problem.
A female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Post tonsillectomy: I would agree that most of what you describe is fairly typical after tonsillectomy. The scabs initially form and protect the area, then as they start... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Tonsillar scab: This may be a tonsillar stone. If symptoms persist an otolaryngologist would be best qualified to evaluate and advise you. In the meantime gargling wi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Needs an exam: Very possible you have a wisdom tooth that is trying to erupt. To know for sure, please visit a local dentist for a consultation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uel Alexis
13 years experience
TMJ: It is likely tmj. Try Ibuprofen or see an oral facial maxial surgeon. But please see a doctor if this is really affecting you.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Please....: You should be seen by a dentist with tmd\tmj experience and training for a one on one evaluation and treatment, rather than relying on answers by dent... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Not enough info: What you have are symptoms that are telling you something's wrong. Please see your GP or an ENT for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
Not necessarily: It takes about 10 days to completely recover from a tonsillectomy. Sometimes the pain can last for 14 days. Obviously, if you feel that the pain is n... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Jaw pain : It sounds like an inflamed lymph node. I am uncertain without an examination. This is common from viral or bacterial infections. There are several oth... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Fish bone?: It can be inflammation due to infection, local trauma or local irritation such as a foreign body. The fact it is one side argues against a viral or ba... Read More
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