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I'm wondering why are there white bumps on my tonsils, but I have cold symptoms?

I'm wondering why are there white bumps on my tonsils, but I have cold symptoms?

Tonsillitis: You may have acute tonsillitis causing the white spots, or occasionally people may have mononucleosis causing the white on your tonsils. With a sore throat, it could be either. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can HIV symptoms start as late as 6 weeks. My tonsils are swollen and on my right tonsil looks like there is little bumps on them?

Can HIV symptoms start as late as 6 weeks. My tonsils are swollen and on my right tonsil looks like there is little bumps on them?

Sounds like: Pharyngits; however, there must be a reason you are concerned about HIV. Unprotected sex, IV drugs, multiple unprotected sexual parners, previous STD history? If you are worried please get screen for ALL STDs- including hepatitis B and C. Condoms are a simple safeguard. ...Read more

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Having symptoms of tooth hurting, coughing, red big bumps in back of throat and near tonsils.?

Having symptoms of tooth hurting, coughing, red big bumps in back of throat and near tonsils.?

Tonsillitis: Sounds like tonsillitis. Explains all symptoms except tooth pain. See MD for exam. Cause may be viral or bacterial. Bacterial should be treated with antibiotics.
See dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more

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2 days after giving unprotected oral I got extreme cold symptoms, can barley swallow my tonsils are removed but I have zit like bumps at very back?

2 days after giving unprotected oral I got extreme cold symptoms, can barley swallow my tonsils are removed but I have zit like bumps at very back?

Check it out: It is possible that you may have herpes pharyngitis, the incubation time for herpes is 2-7 days. But other viral diseases that are not related to STD are also a possibility. You need to see a PCP where a test is needed to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Single white spot/bump back of throat. Duration 2 months, no symptoms, no toncils. Former smoker of 25yrs.

Single white spot/bump back of throat. Duration 2 months, no symptoms, no toncils. Former smoker of 25yrs.

Spot: Any lesion that does not resolve, especially in a former smoker, should be examined by an MD. Pain is not necessary for it to be more concerning or not. ...Read more

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I developed burning of the face n fine bumps of d face n mouth the second n third day of taken cipro (ciprofloxacin).I took it cause I had uti symptoms. Y.

I developed burning of the face n fine bumps of d face n mouth the second n third day of taken cipro (ciprofloxacin).I took it cause I had uti symptoms. Y.

Check with a doctor: I need more history to help distinguish between fungal and allergic reaction to medicine. Can connect to healthtap as a patient ot with a local doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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6 yo has little red blister bumps on lips. Came after fever. Always gets fevers no other symptoms. Is this herpes on mouth? What else can they be?

6 yo has little red blister bumps on lips. Came after fever. Always gets fevers no other symptoms. Is this herpes on mouth? What else can they be?

Bumps: Herpes labialis (cold sores) is very possible given the presence of preceding fever and the location of the bumps. If they were present anywhere else, a viral exanthem (viral rash) would be considered. It may not be a bad idea to get a culture out of a lesion to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Last night I got a bump in the corner of my mouth. Today its puss filled like a whitehead. I’ve never had a bump on my lip before, could it be herpes or would I have other symptoms. The bump appeared pretty quick, I felt my lip burning then it came.

Last night I got a bump in the corner of my mouth. Today its puss filled like a whitehead. I’ve never had a bump on my lip before, could it be herpes or would I have other symptoms. The bump appeared pretty quick, I felt my lip burning then it came.

See your dentist: See your dentist for an accurate diagnosis. Also zilactin is a great over-the-counter medication found at drugstores that offers temporary relief and numbness so that you can eat. ...Read more

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If I have little red bumps on my hands do I have hand-foot-mouth disease? What are the other symptoms?

If I have little red bumps on my hands do I have hand-foot-mouth disease? What are the other symptoms?

Could be: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a virus most commonly seen in younger children, but anyone can get it. It typically causes a fever and red bumps or spots on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and inside and around the mouth. It is common, especially in adults, to get some but not all symptoms. For more info, see http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/ds00599. ...Read more

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Can a yellow discharge medium red bumps that look like sores that be in your mouth smells funny and hurts when urinate all be symptoms of yeast infec?

Can a yellow discharge medium red bumps that look like sores that be in your mouth smells funny and hurts when urinate all be symptoms of yeast infec?

Possible: This needs to be seen to be successfully diagnosed, and guessing will do you no good. Go and see a doctor and if you suspect the possibility of stds, get tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Yes: Moderate to severe oral allergy syndrome can result in some oral swelling. Severe cases can even cause anaphylaxis. It is always important to understand the combination of environmental and food sensitivities contributing to the symptoms and to find out if carrying epinephrine is advisable. ...Read more

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Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have white bumps on my tonsils I took a close picture with flash and it looks like tonsil stones but I'm not sure and I can feel bumps?

I have white bumps on my tonsils I took a close picture with flash and it looks like tonsil stones but I'm not sure and I can feel bumps?

Cryptic tonsills: They are called tonsiliths the term for stones in the crypts of normal tonsils, they can be a source of chronic infection and produce bad breath (hallitosis) Please consult with your primary to see if you need to have a removal of tonsills (tonsillectomy) ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bumps on my tonsils? I have gotten three bumps in the last 2mos. Ent 1st nothing now wants to remove them. Cancer?

Why do I keep getting bumps on my tonsils? I have gotten three bumps in the last 2mos. Ent 1st nothing now wants to remove them. Cancer?

Need dx: The tonsil represent an accumulation of lymphatic tis gsue in the throat designed to help control infection. The gland is always succeptible to inflammatory changes but squaumous Ca and lymphoma are not uncommon. The best appraoch is to biopsy the lumps for dx. If tumor then for the most part radiation alone or with chemo utilized Complete H&N exam needed for proper decision. ...Read more

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The soreness went away in my throat but now have white bumps on my tonsils. What is this?

The soreness went away in my throat but now have white bumps on my tonsils. What is this?

Tonsilliths: Those white concretions in your tonsil are bacterial colonies that are common in young adults. Your sore throat may have brought your attention to them. See ent. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex 2 days ago now my penis stings a bit and I have bumps on my tonsils, also I feel kinda sick and I had swollen lymph nodes, go?

Had unprotected oral sex 2 days ago now my penis stings a bit and I have bumps on my tonsils, also I feel kinda sick and I had swollen lymph nodes, go?

STD: Go? Yes, go see your doctor and practice safe sex. If you are having these symptoms and you obviously know something is wrong and it is probably related to the unprotected sex, then why have you not seen a doctor? What are you expecting an online doctor to do? ...Read more

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What is a small painless pink bump on my right tonsil?

What is a small painless pink bump on my right tonsil?

Stone?: Food, debris can sometimes show up as a discolored spot on your tonsil. Otherwise I would get tested for strep, mono, masses by your doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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I have these bumps in between my tonsils on each side where the tonsils fall in the middle I don't know what it is and im really worried?

I have these bumps in between my tonsils on each side where the tonsils fall in the middle I don't know what it is and im really worried?

Normal taste buds?: I can't be certain what you are referring to without an image, but you may be describing large taste buds which are normal (circumvallate papillae). ...Read more

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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?

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?

Tonsils: Can extend down to the base of your tongue. And further if inflamed. Be checked for confirmation. All the best. ...Read more

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I have small bumps in my tonsil wall My tonsil is not swollen I have a bad coughing problem for that I am suffering from it regularly is this serious?

I have small bumps in my tonsil wall My tonsil is not swollen I have a bad coughing problem for that I am suffering from it regularly is this serious?

From Irritation: One pattern visible at the back of the throat known as cobblestoning is associated with allergic rhinitis. Chronic nasal drainage from exposure to allergens/irritants can generate this appearance as well as irritant cough. Acid reflux can also cause persistent irritant cough. A physician evaluation can determine the origin of your condition and offer you a proper course of treatment. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on tonsil?

What causes bumps on tonsil?

Tonsil bumps: Bumps on tonsils may be normal. Tonsils are typically not smooth. If your tonsils look particularly bumpy and this is not their usual state, you should have your doctor or an otolaryngologist (ENT) have a look at them, especially if you are also experiencing throat pain, difficulty or pain swallowing or fever. ...Read more

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What could cause a small bump on my tonsil?

Tonsil Bump: This could be normal but see an ENT specialist for a deffinitive answer. ...Read more

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Semi hard bump on tonsil covering upper post. It fluctuates in size. Diameter stays the same but it will go almost flat then puff back up a little? : (

Semi hard bump on tonsil covering upper post. It fluctuates in size. Diameter stays the same but it will go almost flat then puff back up a little? : (

Various things.: There are multiple possibilities: Lymphoid tissue, cryptic debris, tonsil stone, papilloma, abscess, and various benign or malignant tumors. See an otolaryngologist (ENT). Biopsy or CT will be dependent on examination and assessment. ...Read more

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I had a small seed on my tonsil so I scraped it now I have a small smooth bump there. No pain. What is this? Tonsil still normal size no enlargednodes

Tonsolith: Sounds like a tonsolith which is a small area of either cells or clumped particles that sits on tonsil or in a tonsil crypt. Not dangerous typically. Sometimes these cause bad breath. ...Read more

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No soreness but small bump on tonsil?

No soreness but small bump on tonsil?

Tonsil bump: Most of these are benign mucous filled cysts. Point this out to your doctor to make sure that you are not ignoring something serious. ...Read more

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What are flesh coloured bumps on tonsil arches?

What are flesh coloured bumps on tonsil arches?

Lymphoid tissue: Generally, reddish bumps around the tonsils or along the back wall of the throat are small amounts of lymphoid tissue (lymph nodes, tonsil tissue) that is below the surface. ...Read more