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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Can be inflammation wart or tumor. See you nose and throat doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Tonsils: Can extend down to the base of your tongue. And further if inflamed. Be checked for confirmation. All the best.
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Throat changes : Need more information to help but if not sore then probably normal
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Granulation: Probably granulation tissue. This inflammatory and friable tissue may occur after a trauma or surgery. Resolution is most likely, however persistent ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not.: Tonsils stones are usually white to yellow in color. Red lump on the tonsil may be secondary to an infection. You should see your physician.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat. : Please tell your parents, and go to the doctor for evaluation. I wish you the best!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Go to the doctor for a thorough exam
A female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsilitis: Sounds like an infection of the tonsils. Call your primary for evaluation and treatment with proper antibiotic. Untreated infection may create problem ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymphoid tissue: Generally, reddish bumps around the tonsils or along the back wall of the throat are small amounts of lymphoid tissue (lymph nodes, tonsil tissue) tha ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you pr ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am glad to see: That you don't smoke. It is not likely that this is cancer. You can have your physician evaluate to try to determine what this lesion is. Take care.
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A female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
?strep throat: You should see your doctor to have throat culture and probably treated for strep throat.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
URI: Sounds like the common cold with post nasal sinus discharge (also known as nasopharyngitis, rhinopharyngitis, acute coryza).
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
These are probably: just extensive expansions of the tonsillar organs themselves. If they are not causing trouble (swallowing, breathing, etc.) they are of no concern. Ce ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bump: Could be minor trauma, an enlarged minor salivary gland or a small stone. Try gargling with salt water but if its persistent see an ent
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible: If the tonsil is not inflamed or causing pain, it is unlikely that steroids will reduce the size of hypertrophic tonsils. Tonsillar crypts are all ove ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cryptic Tonsils: You have what are called cryptic tonsils. They have folds and holes in them that food particles get stuck in. You can gargle deeply or use a water p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: That is certainly possible and would recommend seeing a dentist or oral surgeon. The spot on the uvula could be herpes, coxsackie virus, or a variety ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs to be seen.: It is hard to tell what the lesion may be without seeing it. You should see a ENT physician for an examination.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Time: For a stone you have time and it will probably work its way out. Of not then you can consider tonsillectomy. 3 mo this will be enough to know
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Sebaceous cyst?: A bump with a black dot in the middle is likely a sebaceous cyst. As for the other bumps a photo of them would be helpful. Consider a Virtual consulta ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs personal look: That is a good description but there is no way to diagnose the lesions without personally examining you. See a dentist who can actually see the lesio ... Read More
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