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Tonsil scab stuck in throat and causing sharp pain. i also get burning sensations in my throat. is this all caused by the tonsil scabs falling off?

Tonsil scab stuck in throat and causing sharp pain. i also get burning sensations in my throat. is this all caused by the tonsil scabs falling off?

Tonsillar scab: This may be a tonsillar stone. If symptoms persist an otolaryngologist would be best qualified to evaluate and advise you. In the meantime gargling with warm salt water is advisable. If the sore throat worsens, a throat culture is advisable. If prolonged soreness of the throat occurs, a monotest would be advisable,also. ...Read more

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I'm on day 8 of getting my tonsils removed and under the right one there is a sharp pain, does this mean it's infected?

Not necessarily: It takes about 10 days to completely recover from a tonsillectomy. Sometimes the pain can last for 14 days. Obviously, if you feel that the pain is not tolerable, see your ENT surgeon. Post op tonsillectomy infections are not common. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left tonsil that leads to my ear. Am i coming down with something?

Fish bone?: It can be inflammation due to infection, local trauma or local irritation such as a foreign body. The fact it is one side argues against a viral or bacterial pharyngitis. Pain radiating from tonsil to ear is common as there is a shared nerve supply. ...Read more

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I have very slight swelling of one tonsil with sharp pain when I swallow. No other symptoms. I suspect it is viral pharyngitis, how long will it last?

I have very slight swelling of one tonsil with sharp pain when I swallow. No other symptoms. I suspect it is viral pharyngitis, how long will it last?

Totally depends...: ...on your own immune reaction, the specific virus & whether you get a secondary bacterial infection. If it's truly a virus, expect anywhere from a 3-10 day ride, of varying severity. An acute EBV pharyngitis can last a few days, but a chronic infection in your liver & lymphocytes can brew for weeks to months. There are a gazillion viruses that can cause a sore throat, often never identified. ...Read more

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Is a sharp pain on my left tonsil and ear associated with allergies or viral?

Is a sharp pain on my left tonsil and ear associated with allergies or viral?

Fever?: If you have body aches and a fever, it is probably an infection. A sore throat from allergies is usually diffuse and not localized to one side of the throat. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years one month old I have a red dot a pimple like lump on my right tonsil I had HFMD a few days ago Theres a sharp pain sometimes?

I'm 18 years one month old 
I have a red dot a pimple like lump on my right tonsil 
I had HFMD a few days ago 
Theres a sharp pain sometimes?

Hand, Foot & Mouth: Disease lasts 7-10 days. The throat lesion is probably part of the " herpangina" caused by the virus. If you are concerned, see your doctor, who may prescribe a mixture you can gargle to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Left side of neck sore to touch sharp pain on left side like razor when swallowing tonsils ok no fever pain travels to ear what could this be?

Left side of neck sore to touch sharp pain on left side like razor when swallowing tonsils ok no fever pain travels to ear what could this be?

Infection: You could have an infection, for example a pharyngitis (throat infection) and the infection could be migrating into your eustacion tube which connects the roof of your mouth (posterior pharyngeal area) to your inner ear, which could be affecting your ear. All a guess without examining you. If persisits, see a dr. For the definative answer. Good luck, hope you feel better. ...Read more