Top
20
Doctor insights on: Hard Lump In Tonsil

Share
1

1
Dr noticed have a 3mm hard lump where my tonsils use to be. Been there over 10 years with no pain or change in size. Dentist or ENT never mention it

Dr noticed have a 3mm hard lump where my tonsils use to be. Been there over 10 years with no pain or change in size. Dentist or ENT never mention it

Not uncommon: This is likely the remnant of your tonsil. If it has been present for over 10 years and causing no problem, let it be. ...Read more

2

2
I have red bumps far back on side of tongue. Pick at it it bled. Irritating neck/throat. Hard lump in tounge and sore tonsils. I'm 16 I've cried cancer!

I have red bumps far back on side of tongue. Pick at it it bled. Irritating neck/throat. Hard lump in tounge and sore tonsils. I'm 16 I've cried cancer!

Be alert!: The bleeding bumps on the side of the tongue can be many things, and so, e of which should be looked at closely.! please see an oral surgeon soon for a thorough history taking and to check it out and if not resolved in couple of weeks, need to have it biopsied, to be safe. Good luck.! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
I don't know why my tonsils are red swollen and inflamed. No sore throat. A hard lump is present on one tonsil. My doctor says its nothing but he didn't look properly. Noticed 4-5 weeks ago. I'm worried?

I don't know why my tonsils are red swollen and inflamed. No sore throat. A hard lump is present on one tonsil. My doctor says its nothing but he didn't look properly. Noticed 4-5 weeks ago. I'm worried?

See an ENT: A hard lump in the tonsil is usually a dried ball of mucous called a tonsillith. These can be painful and cause bad breath but are harmless. However, it's possible a hard lump in the tonsil is a tumor that requires more treatment. You should see an ENT physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
I have a lump in my throat and It hurts when I swallow it's been going on for years I even had my tonsils out and It's hard for me to talk?

I have a lump in my throat and It hurts when I swallow it's been going on for years I even had my tonsils out and It's hard for me to talk?

Get it checked: There are conditions where a remanant thyroglossal cyst is retained and may be causing the problem. It needs further evaluation with testing by a doctor. Please go see your doc. ...Read more

10

10
White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

See dentist: The white coating on the tongue could be a sign of an underlying illness that had been ongoing. The red sore and the bump on the gum are of concern. Consultation with the dentist is very important. Together with your physician the overall reasons for this occurrence can be determined treated and improved by them. Please get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Hard lump on floor of mouth, what is this?

Hard lump on floor of mouth, what is this?

Depends: On where it is and how long it has been there. Can be a calcific plug in a salivary gland or more serious so more information is needed on its location and duration. See your ent/oral surgeon. ...Read more

14

14
Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Can't diagnose with: Available info. Consider dental or medical eval for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

15

15
Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Torus Palatinus: A bony outgrowth of the palatine bone. Usually bilateral. Sometimes asymmetrical. ...Read more

18

18
Why do I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth?

Why do I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth?

Can be many things: See an oral surgeon. It can be a tori (extra bone), salivary gland lesion, fibroma, bony mass etc. Your oral surgeon will take xrays and maybe a ct scan. A biopsy procedure may also be recommended. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
Does anyone else get lumps on the hard palate of the mouth?

Does anyone else get lumps on the hard palate of the mouth?

Yes: It is a common variation of have a platal torus. Most are a normal variation and do not require any intervention. If a patient needs a full upper denture then the torus may need to me removed. If it intefers with speech or swallowing then it may need to be removed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I have a hard lump in the left top part of my mouth and it hurts what is it?

Exam needed: Impossible to say what it might be without seeing it. Get a medical exam. ...Read more