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i've noticed a little bit of tissue/bump behind my tonsils on my right side. it almost looks like the tonsil extends back. is that normal?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Tonsils: Can extend down to the base of your tongue. And further if inflamed. Be checked for confirmation. All the best.
Answered on Aug 17, 2016

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