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Mild fever on and off swollen neck glands both sides, headake eye pain and some mild ear pain, tonsils swollen a little bit, with some white spots ?

Mild fever on and off swollen neck glands both sides, headake eye pain and some mild ear pain, tonsils swollen a little bit, with some white spots ?

See Below: It sounds as if you are developing tonsillitis. Which is a viral or bacterial infection. You can treat your symptoms with pain relievers, gargling, and throat lozenges. If your symptoms do not improve in a couple of days, or they worsen, you should be seen. ...Read more

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Week ago- fever 38C, tightened throat, hoarse voice, dry cough- doc said mild tonsilitis, now good, but 1 swollen tonsil, tighten. throat on this side?

Week ago- fever 38C, tightened throat, hoarse voice, dry cough- doc said mild tonsilitis, now good, but 1 swollen tonsil, tighten. throat on this side?

Mgt: Most likely this will resolve with a little more time. Warm soothing liquids like soup or tea may help to ease the pain. Monitor your temperature and report fever to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the sinus area and cause tonsil pain / stones. ?

Unrelated: Sinuses and tonsils are not related pain-wise. You could have a cold with inflammation of the nasal passages/sinus openings and also causing sore throat/tonsil pain. Tonsil stones can be present with or without infection, and can be rinsed out with a "water pik" or gargles. Saline to the nasal passages can help sinus pain. See a doctor if you aren't getting better. ...Read more

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Small white spots on my tonsil. Am I starting to get tonsilitis?

Small white spots on my tonsil. Am I starting to get tonsilitis?

Depends on situation: If it is sudden, you probably need antibiotics. That is, if it is bacterial tonsillitis. If it is a cold, then they are not useful. If the tonsillitis is recurrent enough or chronic, tonsillectomy can save you many future illnesses. The tonsils sometimes just have small pits that harbor bacteria like the plaque in your teeth. ...Read more

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If i got soaked my tonsils become inflammed ...Does oral sex cause tonsilitis?

If i got soaked my tonsils become inflammed ...Does oral sex cause tonsilitis?

Please Clarify: I am not sure what you mean. It sounds like two separate questions. But, yes, oral sex can cause trauma to the back of the throat and it can also lead to infection. ...Read more

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I have tonsilitis. Since 5 years I have been picking my tonsil stones using toothpicks. What can I do to permanently cure them?

I have tonsilitis. Since 5 years I have been picking my tonsil stones using toothpicks. What can I do to permanently cure them?

Tonsillitis: You cannot "cure" these. They form as a natural consequence of tonsillar inflammation. If you feel you are getting too many episodes of infection, see an ENT doctor about whether they feel your tonsils should be removed (or not). ...Read more

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Had a very tiny white spot (only 1) on right tonsil for 3 days, idk if its food or tonsilitis. Could it spread? How to tell the difference?

Had a very tiny white spot (only 1) on right tonsil for 3 days, idk if its food or tonsilitis. Could it spread? How to tell the difference?

Symptoms: Tonsillitis is usually manifested by sore throat, swollen lymph nodes in neck and fever. 1 exudate (white spot) may or may not indicate tonsillitis. If you are better now it was probably viral and should resolve. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I touched the top of my right tonsil. pain spread throughout my neck and head. when i touch other parts of the tonsil it doesnt hurt. is this normal?

I touched the top of my right tonsil. pain spread throughout my neck and head. when i touch other parts of the tonsil it doesnt hurt. is this normal?

Not normal: It's not normal to reach into your mouth to check the effect of touching various parts of your tonsil. It reflects anxiety. But the pain itself, if present only upon such touch, is nothing to worry about. ...Read more