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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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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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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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Have a small bump behind one of my tonsils.. I can push the bump backwards it feels a bit solid kinda like a lump node the entire back of mouth is red?

Probably lymphatic: It is common to have bumps throughout the lining of the throat. Microscopically they usually look like lymph node tissue. They will flare up when there is any irritation or infection. Usually these are viral in nature. When the infection dies down, they will shrink but not necessarily back down to baseline size. ...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. ?

Tonsil lump, ulcer: It would be helpful to know how old you are? If you smoke or drink? Smokers and drinkers have greater chances of having problems. You probably have Tonsilliths on the tonsils. (Food debris pockets). The ulcer behind the molar could be a virus or a tooth infection if you have a tooth there or retained parts of teeth. Have someone check out these areas of concern soon to put yourself at ease. ...Read more