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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Look different: A swollen tonsil with stones is more likely inflammatory than malignant. A cancer of the tonsil would more likely be ulcerated and hemorrhagic . If ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cancer: There are many different types of malignancies, some which may occur as a result of persistent inflammation. On the other hand, cancer occurring from ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen glands: It is not uncommon for a tonsil or lymph node to stay enlarged after repeated infections. If it has been stable in size and appearance then it is lik ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Lump: Probably not but you should have a good exam with an ENT
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
41 years experience General Practice
Probably not. : At your age you are probably dealing with a traumatic injury to the roof of your mouth or an infection if you have decayed teeth. A traumatic injury u ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsillitis: Should consult a ENT dr.May need tonsillectomy.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Throat or tonsilar cancer is very rare at your age (27). It also is not usually painful, doesn't cause cold symptoms. And such cancers don't usually f ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It looks like you're trying to fit a lot of info into a short question and i suspect there's more to tell as well. In general infection & cancer are h ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Brown sores could be strep, blood, and much more. Only a detailed visual exam by your doctor will give you the best information. Good luck
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: but only an exam by a qualified doctor can tell the difference. You need to show your tonsils to a doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
At 21 is tonsillitis: See your doctor , after examination will treat you with antibiotics , current practice of medicine rarely need removal, don't worry about cancer.
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