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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 ?

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

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Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.

Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.

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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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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 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?

Acute tonsillitis.: You need to get a rapid strep throat test. See your doctor. In the mean time do warm salt water gargle for the throat irritation to prevent the mild cough or use an over the counter throat spray for throat discomfor. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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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

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I've recently got a sore throat.Its painful and hurts to swallow etc.Ive found red lumps on my tonsils and have a bad cough.Any ideas what it might be?

I've recently got a sore throat.Its painful and hurts to swallow etc.Ive 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

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I have this painful lump on the roof of my mouth what could it be?

I have this painful lump on the roof of my mouth what could it be?

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

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Have a lump in inner lower mouth. Non-painful. Appears fluid filled?

Have a lump in inner lower mouth. Non-painful. Appears fluid filled?

Lump: You may have a mucocoel which is a cyst filled with mucin which may be formed from possible trauma to a salivary gland. Consult your dentist or oral surgeon for help. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my vigina`mouth its a week now it is painful when i touch it?

I have a lump in my vigina`mouth its a week now it is painful when i touch it?

See your gyn: It sounds like you might have a bartholin's gland cyst/abscess. See your gyn for eval and treatment, which may require drainage and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Does lump in the upper palate of mouth needs to be removed? Its painful at times.

Does lump in the upper palate of mouth needs to be removed? Its painful at times.

Torus Palantini: Hello, the lump you are describing sounds like a torus palantini these are benign bony growths that commonly occur on the hard palate. See your dentist or doctor for confirmation but most torus are best left alone. ...Read more

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What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

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

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Can a lump on the roof of your mouth that changes from hard to soft be caused by sinus issues?

Can a lump on the roof of your mouth that changes from hard to soft be caused by sinus issues?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

Herpes?: Could be herpes, irritation from tooth paste chemicals, abrasion among many other things. See your dentist or oral pathologist or dermatologist to get the answer. ...Read more

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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?

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

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