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Boil On Tonsil
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 walls it off. This then appears as a lump. In general, these are nothing to worry about. If concerned, an ENT doctor will be able to quickly evaluate it and reassure you. ...Read more
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician. ...Read more
Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?
Swollen tonsils & bumps, discolored hard palate(looks bruised) small bumps on back of throat. What could it be?
Tiny bumps on soft palate, drainage march 2013, bumps on the back of throat, throat isnt sore, white spot on uvula with red outline. Possible hpv?
Reddish bloody looking lines/cuts on tonsils, sore throat, with puss pockets on tonsils, also headache...What could it be?
Sore throat: What you describe could be anything form a viral throat infection, to strep throat to acute tonsillitis. Viral illnesses like mono can have these symptoms. Only way to tell all apart is through a good exam and often throat culture or blood tests to determine source/cause. See your doctor or urgent care center. ...Read more
I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?
Inflammation/pigment: If the pimple just healed, this is likely some residual inflammation. If it's been a while, you may have some post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It may resolve on it's own, but if its been there for a while you might try a bleaching cream or steroid ointment on it. ...Read more
I have tiny pimple size bump on back of ear (it's not a lympnh node behind ear) it's an actual tiny bump on back of ear. Looks like it's under skin.
Bump behind ear: This could represent a cyst. it is best to have it evaluated by your doctor as we can not see it or examine it on health tap. ...Read more
Probably not.: Tonsils stones are usually white to yellow in color. Red lump on the tonsil may be secondary to an infection. You should see your physician. ...Read more
Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer