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Can an STD in your throat cause one side to be sore, one tonsil mildly swollen, with redness on the crown of your throat, and itchy?

Can an STD in your throat cause one side to be sore, one tonsil mildly swollen, with redness on the crown of your throat, and itchy?

Sore throat: It could be especially if there is alot of pus but it is much more likely to be from another bacteria. If it is on one side it could be an abscess and that needs drainage since antibiotics are less likely to work. All and all a trip to the MD is in order. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my right tonsil that come and go. No redness, no sore throat. Can this be caused by my post nasal drip? Or is this a sign of

I have white spots on my right tonsil that come and go. No redness, no sore throat. Can this be caused by my post nasal drip? Or is this a sign of

Tonsil Stones: Likely tonsilloliths. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/tonsil-stones-tonsilloliths-treatment-and-prevention#1 See ENT doc to confirm diagnosis. If diagnosis confirmed, no treatment indicated. ...Read more

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For the last few days I have had sore throat, I have found red bumps around my tonsils. What could this be caused by?

For the last few days I have had sore throat, I have found red bumps around my tonsils. What could this be caused by?

Sore throat.: This is a possible case of an bacterial infection of your throat including the tonsils. I recommend you see your health care provider for diagnosis and maybe treatment. They may also want to culture your throat. ...Read more

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My nose ring very painful and red. Now have very sore throat, massive tonsil on same side as piercing, tired heachache, is this caused by piercing?

My nose ring very painful and red. Now have very sore throat, massive tonsil on same side as piercing, tired heachache, is this caused by piercing?

Not likely: that your symptoms are caused entirely from infected piercing. However, infection on the nose can spread to brain, so get to a doctor for immediate treatment. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause the tonsils to be red and some soreness? Runny nose, sinus headache, and tonsil area red and sore. Thanks :)

Can post nasal drip cause the tonsils to be red and some soreness? Runny nose, sinus headache, and tonsil area red and sore. Thanks :)

Not usually: Post-nasal drips do not affect the tonsils. With the cluster of symptoms , you need to rule out the presence of sinusitis. Absent that, acid reflux may affect the lingual tonsil (that one which sits behind your tongue and not usually visible) and occasionally the oropharyngeal tonsils if the reflux reaches as high as your mouth. See ENT. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex with a girl and after three days had sore tonsils and white patches on one tonsil only with redness in my throat . STD??

I had unprotected sex with a girl and after three days had sore tonsils and white patches on one tonsil only with redness in my throat .  STD??

Possible...: Probably should have a doc look at it and take a culture of the sores. AND, if you want to avoid any worry of STD's or accidental parenting in the future, wear a condom---it's worth it!! Don't forget, some presents keep on giving. ...Read more

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Red sore on tonsil?

Red sore on tonsil?

Been there long?: If this sore on your tonsil had been there over a few days to a week, it is likely a viral process and will go away on its own. If not, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop sore red tonsils?

What can I do to stop sore red tonsils?

See your physician.: Sore, red tonsils need to be examined by a physician and proper treatment instituted. ...Read more