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Can You Have Tonsillitis In One Tonsil
Being treated for tonsillitis in one tonsil. Is it normal for pus to be draining from the tonsil after 5 days of meds. Should I push pus out?
Can I have chronic tonsillitis in one tonsil if I have deep crypts but no tonsil stones but have really bad breath and only 1 swollen tonsil?
Yes, it is possible.: It is possible to have only one swollen tonsil, but it should not be so bug that it is blocking tour throat or airway. Just because there are no tonsil stones doesn't mean there is nothing wrong. If you haven't already, please go see an ENT to make sure there is nothing wrong. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with tonsillitis, my tonsils are very swollen and my uvula is stuck to one. Is this meant to happen? Should I do something?
I have a quick question is it a serious matter if you have tonsillitis but one of your tonsils (left side) has inverted inwards it also has redness?
Had tonsillitis tried to treat it on my own. Most pus patches went away except one. Tonsils still swollen and it's been like 3 weeks. Why won't go away?
Severe infection: Tonsils can become severely infected and may fail to respond totally to even anti-biotic therapy — that's why so many people have to have them removed. I hope you did not self-prescribe the Amoxicillin — it's not a good idea to do that and could make your health problems into the future harder to treat. See a doctor to get that last bit taken care of. ...Read more
My tonsils are red and puffy and there is a medium/big white bump on one side and it's very painful and I have a bad earache as well.is it tonsillitis?
Tonsillitis: This is a generic term, meaning inflammation of the tonsils. So, the answer to your question is "yes" you have it. Whether it is viral or bacterial is the issue. If it has been developing for 7-10 days, there is purulent drainage from the tonsils, fever, and soft palate petechiae(red spots), then it is bacterial. Sometimes, it is not as clear cut. See MD for evaluation. ...Read more
My son has had tonsilits twice. Now he has red spots on the top of his mouth and one puss-filled spot on his left tonsil. Is he getting tonsillitis again?
Could I have a tonsil stone? One sided tonsillitis 3 weeks ago, still feels like something behind tonsil, sore and difficult swallowing. Treatment?
Throat has been sore today, One tonsil has pus on it with blood around the pus. My throat is also red around that tonsil. Could this be tonsillitis?
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I've had tonsillitis, rash, fever, swollen glands. Now ulcers on my tonsils and one on inside of vaginal labia. Is the vaginal one related? Def not STI
Possible: It is possible that you have something called Bechet's syndrome which has both oral and vaginal manifestations. It is ALS possible that if you have cold sores (herpes labialis) you can transfer the virus to the genital area on your fingers and develop genital herpes. Hope this is of some help and you feel better fast. ...Read more
White spots on my uvula & tonsils. Left side looks a bit swollen. Negative for strep. No sore throat. Ent said tonsillitis & saw a "pus pocket" on one side. I had a bad cold for 5 wks. Could be mono?
Tonsil on one side is red, slightly swollen and painful when swallowing, could this be tonsilitis? also, felt very tired, cold and painful muscles
May need strep test: Sore throat and tonsillitis symptoms usually are evaluated by a rapid strep test in addition to an exam. If there are strep germs, antibiotics such as Amoxil (amoxicillin) or Zithromax are needed. Sometimes tonsils get whitish mucousy stuff on them. Other possible causes of throat symptoms include allergens, viruses, other irritants, etc... ...Read more
What would one or two white spots on your tonsils mean? Would it be tonsilitis, thrush, or tonsil stones? They clear up and come back.
Tonsils: Tonsils may develop small white patches that are simply dried surface secretions and have no medical concern. If there is no abnormal asymmetry of tonsils, no redness or pain then infections, such as strep or mono are unlikely. Thrush tends to cause scattered white thin exudate on the palate and cheeks or throat, and less so on the tonsils. ...Read more
1 bigger tonsil I have had it for a few years it doesn't seem to be growing also had no problems, noticed size few years ago when i tonsillitis
Get it looked at: You could have one tonsil that is just larger than the other, but tonsillar cancer can occur. You might want to get a doctor to look at it. ...Read more
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Depends: The most recent guidelines for tonsillectomy based upon frequency of tonsillitis are: 7 episodes in 12 months or 5 episodes per year for 2 years or 3 episodes per year for 3 years or 4 episodes of strep in a year. Other factors that may be taken into account are severity of episodes, days of school/work missed, etc. Patients who have had a peritonsillar abscess may be candidates as well. ...Read more
I haven't been coughing, but suffer from tonsillitis! I want my tonsils out I get it twice maybe 3 times a year?
Many tonsillitis episodes can bring to chronic tonsils disease? And what about consequences? I'm very bored I'm always sick! :-(help me please
Possibilmente: Recurrent tonsillitis can lead to scarring in the tonsils so that they are unable to protect themselves. Chronic infection can lead to fatigue and malaise (my interpretation of your saying, "I'm bored.") And possible autoimmune disorders. Treatment is usually tonsillectomy when repeated cycles of antibiotics prove ineffective. See your doctor for referral to ENT specialist. ...Read more
Drs always think I have tonsillitis because my tonsils are permenatly huge! I have to tell them I have no pain it's my normal size is this bad theirbig?
No : If they are large but don't cause problems you can leave them alone ...Read more
Yes it can.: Tonsil cancer presents as a mass, ulcer or swelling of the tonsil. It can be infected and look like tonsillitis. But tonsillitis itself does not becessarily become cancer. Tonsil cancer occurs more in smokers, drinkers and persons with poor oral hygiene. It also occurs more in persons with certains types of genital virus infection. ...Read more
Yes: In acute tonsillitis, bleeding is more common with streptococcal ("strep") infection. Antibiotics are the standard treatment. In chronic tonsillitis, bleeding is again more common with strep infections, but more importantly is an indicator that it's probably time to have a tonsillectomy. ...Read more
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