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What can i do for my swollen tonsil and bump on side of tongue?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Needs to be seen: Have it checked by your family doctor and see if you need an antibiotic. Meanwhile, have plenty of rest and fluids, take some advil (ibuprofen) which will help with inflammation/swelling. Avoid taking food or liquid with extreme temperature.

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Bump on tongue: This requires an examination by your doctor, as there are several possible causes of this problem.
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Back of tongue yellow, one swollen tonsil, and bumps on back of tongue. What could this be?

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Tonsil: If you have a fever and pain it may be a viral illness with mild dehydration, but it could also be bacterial. You should get a culture if there is fever and pain

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