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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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Throat hurts to swallow for past 6 days. Swollen neck in front on right side. White blisters on tonsils found last night. What could this be?

Throat hurts to swallow for past 6 days. Swollen neck in front on right side. White blisters on tonsils found last night. What could this be?

With the information: You have given it is likely an infectious process, and would best be actually looked at by a doctor. The significant infectious processes at your age include streptococcus and mononucleosis. Viral ulcerative pharyngitis is also significant and painful enough to be symptomatically treated. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have one blister on my tonsil. It's clear and a little puffy. It doesn't hurt though and I feel perfectly normal what could this be?

I have one blister on my tonsil. It's clear and a little puffy. It doesn't hurt though and I feel perfectly normal what could this be?

Tonsil blister: Hello. It is hard to determine why your tonsil is irregular without examining you. It may represent a crevice or crater on the surface of your tonsil that could be totally normal. Another possibility could be a benign mucus cyst which also could be normal. See your ENT for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more

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There's a blister on my tonsil, is it herpes?

There's a blister on my tonsil, is it herpes?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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I have been getting white rashes and bumps on my tongue for years now. They hurt and they can get hard and blister. Are they tonsil stones on mytongue?

I have been getting white rashes and bumps on my tongue for years now. They hurt and they can get hard and blister. Are they tonsil stones on mytongue?

Well: This can be stones infection yeast overgrowth or hairy tongue syndrome. Recommend Healthtap visit with photographs or in person exam by primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have Yellow blisters on my tonsils & throat is it, a ulcer or hiv . Can I take any medications over the counter to stop it from spreading?

I have Yellow blisters on my tonsils & throat is it, a ulcer or hiv . Can I take any  medications over the counter to stop it from spreading?

Well: This really requires an examination. And Healthtap visit with a photograph would be excellent or video visit or in person visit to determine what the best diagnosis and treatment is ...Read more