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What to do if i get an itchy sensation on my tonsil?

What to do if i get an itchy sensation on my tonsil?

Itchy Tonsil: Greetings. Your symptoms may be allergy related and may improve with an antihistamine. Tonsil liths could also be the cause. Gargle with water after every meal. See your doctor for an examination of your tonsils for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have an itchy right tonsil and when I sit or lay down a stuffynose?

I have an itchy  right tonsil and when I sit or lay down a stuffynose?

Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics 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 throat symptom is bothersome, recurrent, or won't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges sometimes can help decrease throat symptoms. ...Read more

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Enlarged left tonsil. Left tonsil is flat. Not painful. Left is sometimes itchy and red. What is this?

Enlarged left tonsil. Left tonsil is flat. Not painful. Left is sometimes itchy and red. What is this?

Asymmetrical tonsils: Tonsils that are differing in size can be a normal variant or indicate a a problem such as chronic infection in the crypts or crevices of one tonsil more than the other. There could be a growth in one tonsil making it seem larger. Bottom line, see an ent. ...Read more

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What to do if I have sinusitis and my tonsils feel really itchy and sore and look like this. is it strep?

What to do if I have sinusitis and my tonsils feel really itchy and sore and look like this. is it strep?

Diagnosis: How do you know if you have a sinus infection? Was a CAT scan performed? You can have a rapid Strep test or a regular throat culture to document if you have a bacterial infection. Remember, the great majority of upper respiratory tract infections are caused by viruses. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son had surgery today. He had his tonsils and aneoids taken out. Now he is very itchy but does not have a rash. Do I need to take him t?

My 11 year old son had surgery today. He had his tonsils and aneoids taken out. Now he is very itchy but does not have a rash. Do I need to take him t?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Most likely it is either the antibiotic or the pain medicine simply stop all the medicine and give him 25 mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and repeat every six hours you might have to call the surgeon in the morning to report the incident and to order different kind of medicine to replace the antibiotic and the pain medicine . If become worst or start having any breathing problem of course take him to ER right away ...Read more

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It is becoming more common for me to have a really itchy sensation on my left ear and also sometimes my left tonsil, what could this be?

Allergy or dry skin: Your ears can itch due to dry skin or an allergic reaction. Your ears and your throat share sensory nerve supply. Therefore, sensations in your throat can be referred to your ear and vice versa. ...Read more

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Hi ive got a swollen left tonsil thats giving me no pain but it my jaw has started to hurt on the left side and ive started to get an itchy scalp and?

Hi ive got a swollen left tonsil thats giving me no pain but it my jaw has started to hurt on the left side and ive started to get an itchy scalp and?

Separate things: Swollen tonsil with no pain or obstruction requires no therapy as it will eventually shrink on its own. Itchy scalp is not related. Painful jaw may or may not be related to tonsil. A Dr will help you. ...Read more

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I have my right tonsil swollen doesn't hurt but my ear on the same side feels itchy and stuffy and my neck is also feeling a little soar.Please help!?

Could be cold or: Allergy. It would depend upon whether or not you have ever had allergies, whether you also have a fever, whether your nose is also stuffy/runny..... If it has been going on a few days see your doctor. Maybe call the nurse at yiour doctor's office to give a few more details and they can help you decide on taking an over the counter medicine, or making an appointment. ...Read more