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Is it possible to bruise your tonsils from coughing so hard?

Is it possible to bruise your tonsils from coughing so hard?

Tonsils: Probably unlikely, but to be sure you should set up an appointment with an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist! Hope all goes well! ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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I had the flu and and i bruised my tonsil. How do I heal a bruised tonsil?

I had the flu and and i bruised my tonsil. How do I heal a bruised tonsil?

Bruised tonsil: How did you bruise your tonsil? Were you trying to poke somehting in your throat or you feel your tonsil is bruised because it looks a little different in color? Either way it heals it self if you leaveit alone. Warm saline wash will help. ...Read more

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I have this sack on my left tonsil I've had for four years now I have a gray spot in it like a bruise what could it be .

I have this sack on my left tonsil I've had for four years now I have a gray spot in it like a bruise what could it be .

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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Lymphnode on armpit randomly started hurting and causing bruising. with body aches and swollen tonsils. Worried I could have hiv. ?

Lymphnode on armpit randomly started hurting and causing bruising. with body aches and swollen tonsils. Worried I could have hiv. 
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Doubt HIV but see MD: HIV rarely causes enlargement or inflammation of a single lymph node. Your other symptoms go along with several viral infections, such as infectious mono and others. Acute HIV can do things like this, but is rare compared with other possibilities, especially if not at obvious high risk (IV drug use, sex with gay/bi men, etc). Easy bruising could be serious. See MD ASAP, but probably not HIV. ...Read more

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I know I have tonsil stones . Can these cause post nasal drip and tender gland under chin ? My dr. says nothing can be done but it hurts and the post

I know I have tonsil stones . Can these cause post nasal drip and tender gland under chin ? My dr. says nothing can be done but it hurts and the post

See ENT: I believe an ENT doctor will be able to help you on this. I would leave it alone if you have no symptoms but if you have a lot of discomfort from it, then something (including tonsillectomy) needs be done. ...Read more

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I have a "growth" that kind of dangles from my right tonsils. throat has felt tender a few days the thing moves if i touch it with a cotton swab.

I have a "growth" that kind of dangles from my right tonsils.  throat has felt tender a few days  the thing moves if i touch it with a cotton swab.

Papilloma of pharynx: You may have a papilloma, a benign growth on mucosa. You should seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more