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I have asymetrical lingual and palatine tonsils, the right side is larger for both palatine and lingual tonsils, is that normal?
If you had it all: your life it is normal variant you were born with it ...Read more
Tongue lymph tissue : Tonsils are lymph tissue generally & part of the lymphatic system of the immune system. Swollen lingual tonsils, at the base of the tongue, may indicate some type of allergic or immune issue. Keep a diary: food, drinks & toothpaste (flavors) could trigger an immune response. Gastric reflux or sinus drainage could affect this lymph tissue also. Sleep breathing problems could be involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See ENT doctor: You are unusually well educated to know about lingual tonsils. Usually need to have a doctor who can perform "indirect laryngoscopy" to see lingual tonsils. This can be performed with a mirror or laryngoscope by ENT doctor. If infection is found, an antibiotic may be appropriate. ...Read more
Many things: The cause of the asymmetry of the lingual tonsils can be best determined after several questions are considered such as the presence of pain and if so, the duration. Do you have any allergies. Is this something that you have recently noticed and if so have any other changes have presented. It would be best for you to visit your dentist or an oral maxillofacial surgeon for a visual evaluation. ...Read more
I have lingual tonsils 6 months now the told me tha maybe is reflux i take laprazol now 1 month but nothing happens!! i want to cure plz help?
Lingual tonsils: See ENT doc to assess this problem. ...Read more
Possible: Best to have this examined by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more