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Causes Of Tonsil Mass
What (other than cancer) might cause a painless, v. Hard, fixed mass in the tonsil area w/ firm, swollen AC node, hearing decrement, & clr mucus?
See your doctor: It looks like you're trying to fit a lot of info into a short question and i suspect there's more to tell as well. In general infection & cancer are high on the list of things that cause lymph node enlargement. There are others, but based on what you've written i'd recommend seeing your doctor for a complete history and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my tonsils out 1 year ago, I am 22. I noticed a mass in the pocket where my tonsil used to be?
Be seen...: "A mass" isn't descriptive enough to hazard a guess as to what you are noticing. This type of thing needs to be seen by a physician. Tonsillar tissue can grow back, but an exam is required to see if that is what you are noticing. ...Read more
I found a mass on my tonsil recently. It looks like a cyst and seemed to appear out of no where since i haven't been sick in 4 months.
My lingual tonsils on one side are very large, and looks like a mass growing there..could this be cancer?
Need to examine: If one of the tonsils became larger recently and the size is increasing, that would be a cause for concern. However it is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you. What you described warrants examination by a doctor. ...Read more
Could a sore jaw on the left side and ball - like mass that can be moved around underneath of it be connected to a large hole that formed on my tonsil?
NO. Its likely a cys: Epidermal cysts are harmless ; unconnected.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a mass on my tonsil too big to remove how will they shrink it if not cancerious? I can't breath hardly laying down and my mouth will not open wide it has to be removed!
There : There are definitely ways and techniques to perform this. I am hoping you are under the care of an ENT physician or a surgical oncologist. It is stressful to have a situation like this, but i assure you this can be taken care of. There is cautery, surgical resection, and other methods to solve your problem. Please be sure you have seen a specialist and have this taken care of. ...Read more
Scratchy throat and irritated came on within 2 days. Taken halls, hot tea? No temp feel fine could barely sing @ mass? Tonsils have been out.
Maybe strep,cold,etc: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold/flu viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc., except that allergies usually don't cause a fever. Flu causes fever. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of a strep throat infection. Doctors also have a 15-minute test for Flu A and Flu B. ...Read more
Plz tell me how concerning is this.Tonsil ulcer keeps coming back in the same spot. this tonsil is a little larger than the other..also tiny neck mass?
I'm scared. My one tonsil is bigger than other. Ent said its alright. Three other docs seen too. Been big for a while. R there any tests? Ct show mass
Another opinion: That part of throat sore? I would try to get another opinion. If a round or two of antibiotics doesn't help, it might ought to be biopsied or just come out. There is some reason why it is bigger, most likely not a serious problem but need to find out. Be well. ...Read more
My 12 year old daughter has no fever, extremely sore throat and a large black and white mass on her right tonsil. What could it be?
Tonsil abscess?: Your child needs to be seen by a doctor for treatment without further delay. ...Read more
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