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does hpv cause cryptic tonsils

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Either device: Both technologies are capable of excellent treatment. Its more important to know the extent of disease and stage and if the doctor has experience. F ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tonsil: If you have pain or fever you may have an abcess. See an ENT doc for immediate answers.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Perineal warts are: Caused by hpv 16, 18. No oral/pharyngeal warts, but oropharyngeal cancers. Infection seems relatively innocuous, it's the long term risk. There is n ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical dysplasia: Our assumption is that it is hpv. You can request hpv testing. The next most likely cause is tobacco use. I'm a gyn, so you may want to ask the ora ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The tonsil is a: Location that houses lymphoid tissues called "tonsils", but the hpv virus inhabits the lining squamous mucosa of the throat, and the tonsils are part ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Related: Tonsilloliths are white spots on the tonsils located in the natural crypts or indentations like a golf ball has. They are calcifications and can caus ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: The most common symptom of tonsillitis is sore throat (although there are many other causes of throat soreness). This is often accompanied by redness ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Andrews
35 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Crypts and stones: Crypts in the tonsils can result from recurrent infections, chronic infection or can be a normal finding. It is important to put this exam finding tog ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Streptococcus pyogen: According to myo clinic , strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a hi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The germ that can trigger cervical cancer,hpv, can be shared between sex partners.In males it can cause penile,anal and esophageal cancer, all of whic ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Tonsillitis is an inflammation of tonsils and certainly can be triggered by tonsil stones. If they cause discomfort, pl see an ENT for proper advice o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: White tongue may be a buildup of bacteria on your tongue. The waste from the bacteria can cause bad breath.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Strept throat is one: Any throat infection, commonly viruses, but strept. throat is one of the bacteria commonly involved.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin Mckinnon
7 years experience Family Medicine
No symptoms: You can have oral HPV without any signs/symptoms at all. There is no reliable test for it. Your best bet is to get the vaccine (gardasil) and limit (i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eating: Tonsil stones (i.e. Tonsilliths) are collections of food and debris which get trapped in the tonsils. This material gets infected usually becomes fou ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: tonsillitis is inflammation by definition, so, no, you can't have tonsillitis w'out inflammation. Doubtful the germ can be there w/out doing anything. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Have it evaluated: You don't separate these on the basis of a single symptom or symptoms.You get sick enough to go in and have it evaluated.If you are not feeling sick, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Inasmuch as both laryngitis and tonsillitis may be caused by the same virus, the two problems can occur together. But because the tissues are not exa ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. A Daniel Pinheiro
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsils: I suspect you mean the "regular" tonsils which are also called the pharyngeal tonsils. The lingual tonsils are at the base of the tongue and you woul ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsilitis: Yes Staphylococcus aureus can produce tonsillar infection.
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Dr. Jason Perkel
24 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I wouldn't think about a "look" of strep in the throat. It can be hard to predict sometimes by looking. Instead, if a child has a sore throat with a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: No.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What do you mean: By "cryptic". Cancer of the tonsil usually results in a mass or enlargement of the tonsil.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: In acute tonsillitis, bleeding is more common with streptococcal ("strep") infection. Antibiotics are the standard treatment. In chronic tonsillitis ... Read More
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