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My Tonsils Ache Symptoms
Tonsillitis: You are probably starting to get an infection in your tonsils. Viruses are the commonest cause, but bacteria can also cause it, and even yeast can. If you develop a fever and aching, or if the pain becomes severe or does not improve in a day or two on its own, you will want to see a doc. Untreated strep can lead to rheumatic fever, which can cause permanent heart damage. That's your biggest risk. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
See a doctor : May be an infection, such as a tonsillar abscess, although I would think you may have fevers and feel sick if that were the case. See you doctor soon for an exam. If you develop fevers or feel ill, may need to go to the ER. Ask about a referral to an ENT specialist as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Frequent sore throats every few months.Red & painful swallowing/eating. Haven't got tonsils as were removed years ago, no other symptoms. What is it?
My left tonsil has these slits in them and my ear aches a bit but i haven't noticed any of the symptoms of the tonsil stones could it be somethinelse?
Tonsils: Have them assessed by ENT. They should be able to help with a diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more
For 3 days my throat has been sore on left side. No other symptoms. No tonsils. Hurts especially to look up or stretch that part of my throat/neck.?
Multiple Causes: There could be multiple causes for having throat discomfort, but the most likely cause is a viral illness. You should see her family practice physician to make sure. Most viruses will get better after 7-10 days. If symptoms continue, make appointment with your physician. ...Read more
My symptoms started Friday night 4 days ago as a painful sore tonsils. The next day it went straight to my lungs. Green/mucus phlegm coughing up?
I have the sensation of a cut or a scratch in my throat behind my tonsil. It looks more sore /scab. My throat is not sore and I have no other symptoms?
I have had a small pus pocket on my left tonsil for 1 month. The only symptom I have is a sore throat. Do i need to make a dr apppointment?
Both tonsils are very swollen, difficult and painful to swallow, they are red and have white strips on them? I also have ear ache.
There's a cyst on my tonsil. I haven't been sick in months. There's pain when breathing or in general a sore throat. No other symptoms of sickness.
ENT consult: A health history and examination by an otolaryngologist (ENT) will be best to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Swollen bumpy tonsils but I'm not sick at all. no sore throat, no symptoms of sickness. why are they swollen and bumpy?
Tonsillar: hyperplasia is probably the cause of the swollen bumpy tonsils. May need tonsillectomy if it causes any problem in the future. ...Read more
Can Valtrex cause Viral Pharyngitis? I have 5 tiny canker sore like ulcers on one tonsil. Symptoms appeared two days after starting pill.
No, Valtrex does not: cause viral pharyngitis. Most likely, the sores you are seeing are from the infection you are treating with the Valtrex. The Valtrex takes some time to begin working & the sores may have already been starting at a sub clinical level. If they are continuing, please see your doctor. ...Read more
Could tonsil stones cause sore burning throat, could they cause other symptoms, systemic or flu ish symptoms. How to remove them safely and permanentl?
Tonsil stones: Best removal: the Hydro Pulse ™ Nasal/Sinus irrigator - www.hydromedonline.com comes with a special threat attachment designed for tonsil stones. The pulsing irrigation easily cleans out the crypts of the unwanted material. Also used to prevent/treat any sore throat. Since the stones may be the result of drainage from the nose/sinuses, the same unit clears that too. ...Read more
My symptoms indclude: tight/sore chest and back, throat hurts but not tonsils. What could be wrong?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of Glandular fever? Currently have sore glands, muscles, tonsils & am constantly tired, no matter how much sleep I get.
Pain and puss coming out of LEFT tonsil, and pressure to LEFT ear. no fever, chills, body aches or any other symptoms. Pain is reduced with NSAIDs.
I have a sore throat but no other symptoms. I only have very swollen tonsils. This is day 6 and it hasn't let up at all. Ideas?
Go to ENT: Do you have fever, fatigue? Could be viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and mononucleosis.Or others things .Check for signs of mono (mono spot test) and the epstein-barr virus. Blood tests can also help rule out other causes of your symptoms.Please get yourself checked by an ENT specialist if the swelling persists ...Read more
I have pinkish with a litte red sores around my tonsils, no sore throat, no pain, no tingling sensation. No symptoms of anything. What can this be?
Likely normal: I wouldn't worry with no symptoms. These are probably just lymphoid tissue which can be a normal finding in the throat. ...Read more
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