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What are symptoms of irritating (itchy) mouth palate?

What are symptoms of irritating (itchy) mouth palate?

Itchy palate: Did you mean to ask, what are "causes" (not "symptoms") of itchy palate? Could be allergies, oral thrush or something else. Have your own dentist visually examine you in order to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Extremely itchy roof of mouth towards the back for two weeks now. Antihistamines don't relieve symptoms.

Extremely itchy roof of mouth towards the back for two weeks now. Antihistamines don't relieve symptoms.

Toothpaste?: You may be allergic to things you use on your mouth such as certain toothpaste or mouthwash. Cinnamon is likely the most common allergen. Try switching to different toothpaste or mouth wash for 10 days and observe for any changes. It is unlikely to be from food allergy which does not last this long. ...Read more

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I'm always having weird annoying symptoms, mouth and nose ulcers, uncontrollably itchy skin, anxiety achy body etc. ANA positive, but can't get diagno?

I'm always having weird annoying symptoms, mouth and nose ulcers, uncontrollably itchy skin, anxiety achy body etc. ANA positive, but can't get diagno?

Rheumatologist: Can definitely help with such symptoms and a positive ANA, further blood work after careful history and physical examination, would help establish a working diagnosis ...Read more

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Itchy all over, swollen lymph node in groin, bruise easily & red dots on inside of mouth. Idk if symptoms go together. Concerned.

Itchy all over, swollen lymph node in groin, bruise easily & red dots on inside of mouth. Idk if symptoms go together. Concerned.

Yes: If you bruise easily and have swollen lymph glades, do consult your doctor ASAP. Itching can also be a symptom of lymphoma. ...Read more

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Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?

Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?

Absolutely: Everybody's allergy to allergens can be different. Stuffiness that goes away then comes back can be allergy related, try some over the counter loratadine or Allegra (fexofenadine) and see your doctor ...Read more

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I have itchy sensation on my tonsil, what to do?

Tonsil: Maybe allergic or dryness. Start with salt water gargles. ...Read more

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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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My tonsils are assymmetric. The larger one is spongy with white stones, painless but itchy. Should I see an ENT?

My tonsils are assymmetric. The larger one is spongy with white stones, painless but itchy. Should I see an ENT?

Asymmetry: You can attempt to gargle the tonsillitis out with salt water (half tsp in 8 oz of warm water), get a curette and attempt to dislodge them. If having infections, halitosis, or bothersome see ENT regarding possible tonsillectomy. Itching more common with allergy. Gross asymmetry should be checked for lymphoma. ...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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I have a white bumpy thing near the tonsil for few weeks. It is painless, no fever, ear feels little itchy. What is it?

I have a white bumpy thing near the tonsil for few weeks. It is painless, no fever, ear feels little itchy. What is it?

Most of the causes: Of a "white bumpy thing near the tonsil" would be painful: bacteria/strep or viral sore throat; tonsil stones; thrush or candidiasis caused by yeast; oral herpes; mononucleosis. Leukoplakia is white patches often associated with smoking or chewing tobacco. My first thought would be a stone: calcium deposit which has formed in a small crevice of a tonsil caused by bacteria, unswallowed food. See Doc ...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 that's 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 that's 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

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I have gotten a number of larger, red, itchy bug bites with whitish yellowish centers in a few of them over te last few nights while sleeping. I have also developed a sore swollen tonsil on my right side with white splotches on it, are these interrelated?

I have gotten a number of larger, red, itchy bug bites with whitish yellowish centers in a few of them over te last few nights while sleeping. I have also developed a sore swollen tonsil on my right side with white splotches on it, are these interrelated?

Hard to tell: Although it is unlikely that they are related, it is also impossible to rule out such a probability without more information and possibly testing. The yellowish stuff in the lesion is suggestive of an infection and thus you need to see your doctor about this problem. ...Read more

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Itchy ear, red sore tonsil on the lft side. What to do. Took benedryl, and zantac (ranitidine).

Itchy ear, red sore tonsil on the lft side. What to do. Took benedryl, and zantac (ranitidine).

Swollen tonsil: The ear symptoms may be caused by the inflammation in the tonsil. Whenever you have a persistent enlarged/swollen tonsil on one side needs to get checked and possibly biopsied. ...Read more

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Tonsil infection took amoxcicillan and still inflamed tonsils but throat still itchy and red sploches? Help

Tonsil infection took amoxcicillan and still inflamed tonsils but throat still itchy and red sploches? Help

Inflamed tonsils: The inflammation in your tonsils might not actually be an infection. It could be from something else like allergies or even reflux. Best to have it checked out by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Just had my tonsils removed and now I am experiencing some pains the throat and feel itchiness in the throat and ears. And taste of blood in the throat?

Just had my tonsils removed and now I am experiencing some pains the throat and feel itchiness in the throat and ears. And taste of blood in the throat?

Tonsillectomy: That all sounds like normal post surgical symptoms unless you are bleeding actively from the tonsillar beds. Again, as has been stated for other surgeries, look at your postoperative instructions then if it is not covered contact your surgeon as he/she knows your case the best. ...Read more

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I have had my tonsils remved and have a itchy throat, wet cough, and white spots on the side of my throat in the back. What is this?

I have had my tonsils remved and have a itchy throat, wet cough, and white spots on the side of my throat in the back. What is this?

Ask an ENT: This may be normal healing if surgery was less than two weeks ago. Thrush is another possibility. Go back to your ent.

See also http://www. Richmondent. Com/assets/downloads/ear-nose-throat/throat-mouth/tonsils-adenoids. Pdf. ...Read more