Top
20
Doctor insights on: Flesh Colored Lump Above Tonsil

Share
1

1
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?

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

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


2

2
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?

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

3

3
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 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?

Dry throat: Duration? Severity? Do you have a high narrow palatal vault? Are you taking Meds or Supplements that may cause dry throat? Is nose blocked? Do you have allergies. See an ENT to examine your "red spots" and "flesh lie lumps" and to review your medical history. ...Read more

4

4
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.?

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

5

5
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?

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

6

6
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'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?

Lots of things: Could be a small boney protuberance called a torus, a blocked swollen minor salivary gland, a draining abscessed tooth, a gum infection, or one of innumerable types of lesions. Has to be examined to be diagnosed. Please call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

8

8
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?

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?

Parotid Gland: Probably the parotid gland, the salivary gland that gets swollen when you have mumps. For your own peace of mind, and just to make sure what you are feeling is normal and not pathologic, ask your general dentist to refer you to an oral surgeon for examination. ...Read more

10

10
Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Tonsilitis: Sounds like an infection of the tonsils. Call your primary for evaluation and treatment with proper antibiotic. Untreated infection may create problem in the future. ...Read more

11

11
Tiny white lump on my tonsil. Is it infected?

Tiny white lump on my tonsil. Is it infected?

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

12

12
What can a single white lump mean on your tonsils?

What can a single white lump mean on your tonsils?

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

13

13
I have a lump on one of my tonsils, what could it be?

I have a lump on one of my tonsils, what could it be?

Needs to be checked: It may be an infection like collection of puss or tonsillar abscess.Or it may be a tonsilar cyst or just hypertrophied lobe of one of the tonsil
get it checked and treated asap. ...Read more

14

14
Tonsils have weird lesions/lumps are also very knotted and red!! ?

Tonsils have weird lesions/lumps are also very knotted and red!! ?

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

15

15
I have constant lumps on my tonsils that go and come back. Can I have my tonsils removed?

I have constant lumps on my tonsils that go and come back. Can I have my tonsils removed?

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

16

16
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

17

17
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.

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.

Probable mucous cyst: The tonsil contains crevasses and pits that sometimes become obstructed and can fill with skin or mucous debris forming white to, yellow smooth rounded usually asymptomatic bumps. If no symptoms then just observe. ...Read more

18

18
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?

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

19

19
Lump draining greenish pus behind tonsil, what to do?

Lump draining greenish pus behind tonsil, what to do?

Peritonsillar absces: A peritonsillar abscess is a formation of pus and infection around a tonsil. It can be extremely painful and cause problems with swallowing and breathing. It requires emergent evaluation and management by a trained physician. ...Read more

20

20
I pick at my tonsils and now have a lump on it kinda like an calus. Will this harm me?

I pick at my tonsils and now have a lump on it kinda like an calus. Will this harm me?

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