A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have had a red circle shape on my tonsil for a yesr now. its red. doesnt hurt. no swollen tonsills. should i worry?

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Dr. A Daniel Pinheiro
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil cancer: Although one can get tonsil cancer, you are much too young to make cancer a prime suspect. But any spot that looks abnormal or different should be checked
Answered on Sep 3, 2014
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