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Flesh Colored Lump Above Tonsil
I have flesh- colored lumps above tonsil, white lumps on tonsil (on one side), as well as pain & irritation. Could this be related to tooth infection?
Tonsil stones: A problem of white clogs on tonsils bothers many people. This is often accompanied by fever, painful swallowing throat discomfort, irritation and bad breath. Minor infections of the tonsils can usually be treated with home care. If your symptoms are causing a great deal of discomfort or you are experiencing a fever, time to see your doctor. It is not related to a tooth infection. ...Read more
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Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you prepare the chicken appropriately and you wash your hands, there is no reason why you can't eat chicken after you have typhoid. Bon appetite! ...Read more
I keep getting a constant dry throat, I also have two tiny red dots on my tonsil and some tiny flesh like lumps on the roof of my mouth?
I have a flesh coloured lump on my left tonsil. My lymph nodes are slightly up on that side and are painful. The inside of my ear hurts. I'm terrified I have tonsil cancer. (Hypochondriac here). I had the hpv vaccine, yet I was diagnosed with hpv.?
Dr. Can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more
Raised lumps at the back of my throat were tonsil was removed (in July) and only on one side. Not sure if just scar tissue because not on other side?
Probably: Is scar tissue. It is not uncommon to have more scar tissue on one side than the other. If it isn't bothering you don't worry about it as it is normal. ...Read more
I'm 19, have a small painless lump on inner bottom gum on the right side. (floor of mouth side of gum) it looks mouth flesh-coloured. What could it be?
I have a mass/tumor on pallet in mouth for years recently tissue started growing and bleeds the tissue falls off and comes back?
If I put my thumb inside my mouth and my index finger on my cheek I can feel lots of little lumps inside my cheek tissue, towards the back. What is it?
Behind my tonsil I have noticed a small lump left side, looks below tonsil but not attached, what could this be? Really worried?
Exam: Not sure without exam. See ENT doc for assessment/recommendations. ...Read more
Most likely no: These yellowish whitish things are ver common in the tonsils. Debris forms in the tonsillar crypts and sometimes the tonsil forms a membrane that walls it off. This then appears as a lump. In general, these are nothing to worry about. If concerned, an ENT doctor will be able to quickly evaluate it and reassure you. ...Read more
Tonsil lump: It can be a tonsillith (tonsil stone), a mucous filled cyst, a cutaneous horn or a papilloma (wart). The vast majority are benign, but I would point it out to your doctor. ...Read more
See a Dr ASAP: You need to be examined and probably given antibiotics - perhaps removal will be recommended. Don't let the infection spread - make an appointment. Best! ...Read more
Tonsillectomy: There are a couple of criteria for removing tonsils. One is recurrent infections and another is tonsils that are so large that they interfere with breathing or swallowing. See your doctor to discuss what you have been experiencing and ask whether you might be a candidate for tonsillectomy. ...Read more
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.
Early20s.healthy.4 lumps in neck and mastoid. (less than 1 cm).no pain. Been there for months. One of them for years. On same sideof lumps, tonsil isbigger?
Ear Nose Doctor: I would suggest you see your primary doctor and if indicated a referral to an Ear Nose Specialist. This way they can verify the bumps and examine your tonsils. Good luck ...Read more
Possibly: Important to know why are you picking at your tonsils and what do you use to pick at them. Are they itchy, painful, or uncomfortable or is this because of anxiety? Picking at them with any foreign object can lead to infection. Advisable for you to see an ear, nose, throat specialist first and then if this is caused by anxiety, also recommend that you see a behavioral health specialist. ...Read more