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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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My dentist told me that stopping smoking has caused soreness & redness in the palate of my mouth. Has been there for 1 month plus now is this common?

My dentist told me that stopping smoking has caused soreness & redness in the palate of my mouth. Has been there for 1 month plus now is this common?

Hmmmmmm.: I'm not sure if I personally would agree with that observation. Smoking can and will cause changes to the soft tissues of your mouth, including the palate. I would think that over time, the tissues will revert back to their natural healthy state, unless there has been some irreversible damage. You might want to check with an oral surgeon regarding the health of the tissues of your palate. ...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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Can seasonal allergies cause a sore red patch on the roof of the mouth?

Can seasonal allergies cause a sore red patch on the roof of the mouth?

Allergy symptoms: Seasonal allergies may typically affect the eyes and respiratory mucosa (nasal passages and bronchial tubes). Rarely it may be associated with other dermal or mucosal reactions, such as hives or eczema. It would be unusual for pollen to cause inflammation of the palate. I would think of another cause before considering allergy. ...Read more

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I burnt the top of my mouth toward the back, this caused a blister to form with blood. This drained and now the area is red and sore, day 4 still bad?

I burnt the top of my mouth toward the back, this caused a blister to form with blood. This drained and now the area is red and sore, day 4 still bad?

Burn to mouth: The best way to assess this injury is to see a photo of the area of burn. If you can send a photo to a Healthtap physician, it will be very helpful ...Read more

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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Candida or!??: It could be candidiasis, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigoid or acute herpatic gingivostomatitis. Do you have fever, headache and malaise. Please get a checkup and some urine and blood analysis if possible for candida antibodies. It is hard to diagnose your case because of the similarities of symptoms with other cases. ...Read more

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Could zpak or hard cough cause red bump in roof of mouth and pain in tongue? My tongue feels like a muscle pulled since last night and the bump sore.

Could zpak or hard cough cause red bump in roof of mouth and pain in tongue? My tongue feels like a muscle pulled since last night and the bump sore.

Zpack no, cough yes: The red bump on the roof of the mouth and pain in tongue is more due to the hard cough than the zpack. If this continues I'd go back to the dentist to have it evaluated. No worries.

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Very sore throat with white buildup on tonsils. Neg strep test @ urgent care. Completed ZPak but there's still some white buildup on tonsils 2 weeks later (now w/ some redness too - but no pain). HPV+, left tonsil larger than right. What could it be?

Very sore throat with white buildup on tonsils. Neg strep test @ urgent care. Completed ZPak but there's still some white buildup on tonsils 2 weeks later (now w/ some redness too - but no pain). HPV+, left tonsil larger than right. What could it be?

Varies: The more common cause of sore throats include a number of viruses. This includes the EB virus known to cause mono and a number of adenoviruses. These would be strep negative and unresponsive to any antibiotic.Some difference in tonsillar size is common. When the tonsil is truly massive it could be hiding a staph or other abscess. ...Read more

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7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

Hand foot, mouth dis: Hand foot and mouth disease is most likely. Causing sores on the palate, around the mouth, in the diaper area, and hands and feet, they look like red spots or canker sores (white discs with red around them). Fever and pain are possible. It's viral and runs its course. Pain control is key. If this doesn't sound like what your child has, get it checked. ...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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What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

Seasonal flu: Is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...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

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One sore red swollen tonsil difficulty swallowing no other symptoms?

One sore red swollen tonsil difficulty swallowing no other symptoms?

See a doctor: May be an infection, such as a tonsillar abscess, although I would think you may have fevers and feel sick if that were the case. See you doctor soon for an exam. If you develop fevers or feel ill, may need to go to the ER. Ask about a referral to an ENT specialist as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Ulcer on right tonsil, a tad swollen and quite red. Sore for a few days.

Ulcer on right tonsil, a tad swollen and quite red. Sore for a few days.

Ulcer on tonsil: Ulcer on right tonsil, a tad swollen and quite red. Sore for a few days. ANS: unless you have Strept test that is + it is a virus. So should be getting better on its own. ...Read more

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Yes I have a painless red bump on where my left tonsil used to be got them removed 20 years ago. Sore doesn't hurt but can feel it when I swallow.

Yes I have a painless red bump on where my left tonsil used to be got them removed 20 years ago. Sore doesn't hurt but can feel it when I swallow.

Many things: This could be many things, but most likely it is something we call a fibroma or papilloma. It is best to have it checked out. Things like this can often be removed in the office with some local anesthesia and a laser. ...Read more

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Frequent sore throats every few months. Red & painful swallowing/eating. Haven't got tonsils as were removed years ago, no other symptoms. What is it?

Frequent sore throats every few months. Red & painful swallowing/eating. Haven't got tonsils as were removed years ago, no other symptoms. What is it?

Pharyngitis: Even without tonsils you can still get viral infections affecting the area where the tonsils were, and occasionally some tonsillar tissue may be left behind. If you are concerned you should see your family doctor when your throat is sore ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen, red and sore. I also have white/yellow slimy stuff on them. It's hard to breathe. Had this not too long ago and now it's back.

My tonsils are swollen, red and sore. I also have white/yellow slimy stuff on them. It's hard to breathe. Had this not too long ago and now it's back.

Go to ER...: Shortness of breath can be a sign that your upper airway is closing and this can be life-threatening if you wait. Go to the ER now and get this checked out. If your breathing turns out to be ok, they will treat your tonsillitis. If you don't have a ride to the ER, call 911. Don't drive yourself. I cannot stress how important it is for you to go to the ER right now!!! Don't waste time. Good luck!! ...Read more

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I have gotten a number of larger, red, itchy bug bites with whitish yellowish centers in a few of them over te last few nights while sleeping. I have also developed a sore swollen tonsil on my right side with white splotches on it, are these interrelated?

I have gotten a number of larger, red, itchy bug bites with whitish yellowish centers in a few of them over te last few nights while sleeping. I have also developed a sore swollen tonsil on my right side with white splotches on it, are these interrelated?

Hard to tell: Although it is unlikely that they are related, it is also impossible to rule out such a probability without more information and possibly testing. The yellowish stuff in the lesion is suggestive of an infection and thus you need to see your doctor about this problem. ...Read more