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white lump near tonsils

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil/tongue base: Sounds like the junction where the tonsils end and the base of tongue begins. Particularly that they are identical on both side and they have stayed t ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
25 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Most likely no: These yellowish whitish things are ver common in the tonsils. Debris forms in the tonsillar crypts and sometimes the tonsil forms a membrane that wall ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil lump: It can be a tonsillith (tonsil stone), a mucous filled cyst, a cutaneous horn or a papilloma (wart). The vast majority are benign, but i would point ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It may be an infection like collection of puss or tonsillar abscess.Or it may be a tonsilar cyst or just hypertrophied lobe of one of the tonsil get ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a Dr ASAP: You need to be examined and probably given antibiotics - perhaps removal will be recommended. Don't let the infection spread - make an appointment. Be ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsillectomy: There are a couple of criteria for removing tonsils. One is recurrent infections and another is tonsils that are so large that they interfere with br ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Be seen...: "A mass" isn't descriptive enough to hazard a guess as to what you are noticing. This type of thing needs to be seen by a physician. Tonsillar tissu ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probable mucous cyst: The tonsil contains crevasses and pits that sometimes become obstructed and can fill with skin or mucous debris forming white to, yellow smooth rounde ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Ear Nose Doctor: I would suggest you see your primary doctor and if indicated a referral to an Ear Nose Specialist. This way they can verify the bumps and examine your ... Read More

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