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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may watch and wait. If the spot more than doubles in size, ulcerates, bl ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Lumps: May be normal tonsil tissue or veins below the tonsils. see an ent to check it out.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
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Hard to say: If your throat is sore may need to be checked for infection. Tonsils have a lot of blood vessels on them. Suggest a consultation where you can be ex ... Read More
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Tonsil : Tonsil does have its own artery and vein But if you are concerned please see GP for examination.
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Vein: If there is no pain and infection, there should not be a problem. For some reason if there is bleeding then you will need to see a GP/ED
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most of the time NO: With better antibiotics , and medical management surgery for tonsils are done less often than few decades ago. go back for follow up you will b fine.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Chill: From what you described I don’t think there’s much urgency about your symptoms. October is just around the corner. My advice would be to document your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Throat pain: If you have had intermittent throat pain for months- surpised you haven't had it checked out yet. Medical assessment is the next step.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsils: Yes you may see some vascular marking during exam and especially if there is an illness e.g. infection or allergies. Please consult a physician if you ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Hard/soft palate: This can't be diagnosed without a clinical and visual examination. Make an appointment to see your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Obstructive tonsils?: How long have they been this swollen? Also how old is he, and we would want to know how it affects his breathing, eating, speech, and sleep (snoring), ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See ENT physician: The tonsil and throat need to be examined in order for a diagnosis to be made. The mention of "holes" makes me wonder about tonsil stones

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