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Causes Of Painful Lump On Tonsil
I have a painful lump in my mouth beside my tooth at the top of my mouth which also makes it palmful for me to swallow what could cause this?
Several reasons: You need to be examined to determine if your lump is tooth or gum related. In some instances a biopsy is needed to determine the condition. Seek examination asap. ...Read more
Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.
6 weeks agao I had bacterial sinusitis and left swollen tonsil I was given penicillin and the swelling went away however the lump behind the tonsil flap still remains-normal in colour. Causes?
Please clarify: Not sure hat you are asking. But if your symptoms are resolved, and there is still a small lump behind the tonsil, then keep your followup visits with your doctor who can monitor you. If that lump is an abcess, that would be a problem that your doctor can identify and treat. ...Read more
So I'm lactose intolerant & I have been having a little dairy products could that cause yeast infection cause now I have a white lump on my tonsil?
Two lumps appear farther back against wall of throat than tonsils were but similar looking. One is slightly larger, both very painful and red?
See a doctor : You should get tested for possible strep or anything else. See your PCP and ENT if need be. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I'm 25 and I have a throat 'lump' on the right side where my tonsil used to be. Not painful, but I can feel it when I swallow. What could it be?
ENT Consult: I suggest that you see an ear nose and throat specialist for a thorough evaluation. Without being an expert in the field and not being able to clinically examine you in person, no one can give you an accurate answer. ...Read more
I have lumps under tonsils that go to back of throat and cause discomfort when I swallow. Also, tonsils are enlarged for the last 5 months, what are the causes?
Lymph tissue: Hello. The lymph tissue located around the tonsillar tissue becomes inflamed and painful with infection. Sometimes tonsillar tissue holds food particles which traps bacteria beneath. This can cause "micro abscesses" leading to the inflammation. Gargle with water after meals and use pain medications if needed. See your doctor for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more
What can cause your tonsils to rapidly enlarge to grade 4 in a few months? Liver mildly enlarged 16.6cm, lump behind ear. Epstein Barr is negative
I have a small painful lump about the size of a marbel by where my left tonsils should be. That and my left ear hurts when I swallow. And I mild cough?
I noticed a small lump in the back of my throat right behind my tonsil that causes pain when I swallow. The limp is a light orange red color. Cancer?
Very unlikely: Go see your doctor for an exam. Tonsil cancers are generally painless, often difficult to see by eye, and begin appearing usually in the 30s in non-smokers. ...Read more
I have 2 painful lumps near my right tonsil.one is on the larynx.i have red bumps at the back of my throat, cough,weightloss.is it cancer? I'm 17
This past month my mother has had intermittent tonsil cheese spots and a constantfeeling of a lump in her throat. Causes? Are they related? Been to ent
Tonsilolith, GERD: The condition you described is likely a tonsilolith- which is mixed of food particle, debris and bacteria. Oral hygiene is very important. A constant feeling of lump on her throat likely is caused by acid reflux. Other condition like anxiety also can cause this feeling. I assume no mass was seen in the throat as she was seen by ent. Both may be connected. Try otc omeprazole. Ultimately, f/u w/ md. ...Read more
I've recently got a sore throat. Its painful and hurts to swallow etc.I've found red lumps on my tonsils and have a bad cough. Any ideas what it might be?
Medical eval: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Tired, mild body aches and a mild sore throat. Oval, pea-sized red lump in my right tonsil. Slightly bloody and has some white. Slightly painful when touched. I do get tonsil stones regularly. Should I have it checked now or watch it for a few days?
Tooth infection: Often abcesses of the maxillary teeth demonstrate sweeling in the palate. It is most common in the back area of the mouth. Clogged mucous and salivary glands can also form bumps. Bruises and viral vesicles are also posible explanations. Cancer can also cause lumps on the palate though much less frequent than the prior reasons. ...Read more
Lots of things: Therefore, you need to be seen by your own dentist who can determine the cause of that hard painful lump and then suggest appropriate treatment if necessary. Merely giving you a list of possibilities is not helpful in any way. ...Read more
No, Suspicious Lump: I would advise you to have the lump examined by any dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my inner bottom lip. Not painful. Same colour as rest of mouth. Half a CM round. Been there for yrs. What is it?
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more
My partner has a small lump (slightly bigger than a pea) on the roof of his mouth at the back, he says its painful what could it be?
Get it checked: It hard to say but could be torus palatinus but these usually aren't painful unless its injured. Beat bet is to get it checked. It might need to be biopsied. ...Read more
I have a red painful lump by the side of my lip which has made my mouth swell up and is very painful to touch it has no head what is it?
I have a hard painful lump of the roof of my mouth i have had this about three days and when I tried to pop it with a pin it just bled?
See a DR: And do not stick any more pins in it. Not possible to know what this is without an exam. ...Read more
I feel a lump in my top mouth palette coming from a tooth, but I can only physically feel the lump cause when I see through a mirror it's not there?
See your dentist: Some conditions like lumps may require further assessment, tests and your Dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
Hi. I've had a lump in my atmpit for last few days not to painful. But this mornin I have to very painful lumps in my mouth in the neck. What are they?
Canker sores: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. These lesions are bumpy and painful. Topical medications OTC applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read more
Maybe.: You should have the lesion examined by a doctor. Biopsy may be necessary. ...Read more
Lump on roof of mouth, 6 wks, comes & goes, not painful, spongy, went away (burst?) when I prodded it many times one day, no odor or color seen.
Plan: Need to see it for professional answer. Please, make appointment with the doctor. 6 weeks is enough for guessing. ...Read more
What can I do to treat torus palatinus at home if that's what i have? It's a lump on the roof of my mouth, it's hard and smooth, not painful.
No Home Treatment: A torus palatinus is a dense benign growth of bone, usually in the midline of the hard palate. The growith can appear in various shapes and sizes. They are indicated for removal in individuals who are going to have an upper partial or complete denture made where the bone may interfere with the appliance or in individuals where the bone may cause speech or hygiene problems. ...Read more
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