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6 weeks agao I had bacterial sinusitis and left swollen tonsil I was given penicillin and the swelling went away however the lump behind the tonsil flap still remains-normal in colour. Causes?

6 weeks agao I had bacterial sinusitis and left swollen tonsil I was given penicillin and the swelling went away however the lump behind the tonsil flap still remains-normal in colour. Causes?

Please clarify: Not sure hat you are asking. But if your symptoms are resolved, and there is still a small lump behind the tonsil, then keep your followup visits with your doctor who can monitor you. If that lump is an abcess, that would be a problem that your doctor can identify and treat. ...Read more

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I have a small lump behind my left tonsil. No pain, head ache or fever. Just noticed it last night. Something I should be worried about?

I have a small lump behind my left tonsil. No pain, head ache or fever. Just noticed it last night. Something I should be worried about?

Below: Suggest gargling with some warm salt water, 2-3 times per day for the next 3 days, If this persists, or new symptoms, the DR visit suggested. ...Read more

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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

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I have a row of lumps behind my tonsils. They don't hurt at all. Is it something to be concerned about? I believe I had an infection and it is left

I have a row of lumps behind my tonsils. They don't hurt at all. Is it something to be concerned about? I believe I had an infection and it is left

Watch and wait: The "lumps" may be normal lymphoid tissue. You may watch and wait. If one or more of the lumps, doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds or changes color, or more lumps appear, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump under my chin seems to be behind my tonsils should I be worried?

Lump under my chin seems to be behind my tonsils should I be worried?

Yes: You need to be examined by an ear, nose, and throat specialist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Hello. My left tonsil looks like it has two lumps, I also have an ulcer on the gum behind my left molar, I'm concerned about this.?

Hello. My left tonsil looks like it has two lumps, I also have an ulcer on the gum behind my left molar, I'm concerned about this.?

Lumps &a ulcer: Lumps on tonsil needs to be visualized by General Physician or ENT. Ulcer on gums needs to be evaluated by General Dentist or Periodontist. Please seek appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I suffer from frequent bouts of tonsillitis but what are the tiny 'lumps' that come up right at the back of my throat behind tonsils? They come and go

I suffer from frequent bouts of tonsillitis but what are the tiny 'lumps' that come up right at the back of my throat behind tonsils? They come and go

CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throught cultured and a full panel of blood work. Also having EDS INCREASES RISK OF OTHER AUTOIMMUNE diseases. Please get IGG levels and thyroid levels checked. I also recommend a gluten free diet with higher saturated fat in the form of coconut oil Wholeapproach. Com also high dose Vit C 5-10gm and low dose doxycycline in EDS ...Read more

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Had strep, now ENT says tonsillitis. Been 3 weeks. Now on steroids, 1 side worse, feel like lump in throat. White bubble behind tonsil? Pic in profile

Had strep, now ENT says tonsillitis. Been 3 weeks. Now on steroids, 1 side worse, feel like lump in throat. White bubble behind tonsil? Pic in profile

Same thing: Strep throat is a tonsillitis an infection of the tonsil. People with tonsils removed often never have another strep throat. If you have strep its important to be on antibiotics if yo were the course may not have been adequate to kill the infection and re infection occurred or yo have a tonsilar abscess. ...Read more

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I have like a white little lump in my mouth looks like dead skin but behind it it looks brownish?

I have like a white little lump in my mouth looks like dead skin but behind it it looks brownish?

Needs to be seen: Unfortunately we can't know what it is you see and whether or not there is a problem without seeing it (any more than you can tell me what the reddish bump that I have on my arm is). You will have to see a dentist to find out. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a clicking noise in my head. It sounds/feels like it's above right behind the lump on the roof of my mouth, inside the my head.?

I keep hearing a clicking noise in my head. It sounds/feels like it's above right behind the lump on the roof of my mouth, inside the my head.?

Tori's palitanus: You are likely referred to the palatial tori as the bump on the roof of your mouth. Tori are extra bone in your mouth. Has this bump bee there your whole life? Or for as long as you can remember? The clicking is probably related to sinusitis. Sometimes with sinusitis, you get popping or clicking in the sinuses abut where the tori is. When in doubt, see your dentist or ENT. ...Read more

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I have had a lump behind my wisdom tooth for several years now. It almost seems between my mouth and nose. It never seems to change size. What is it?

I have had a lump behind my wisdom tooth for several years now. It almost seems between my mouth and nose. It never seems to change size. What is it?

Lump: Given the length of time the lump has been there it is most likely normal tissue however to ease your mind I would have your dentist or oral surgeon look at it to give you an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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