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My Tonsils Are Swollen
Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep
See physician : your condition requires a strept test and likely a course of antibiotics, you need to see a physician or make a paid consultation through healthtap ...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
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
Infection: This is a sign that you have an infection somewhere. ...Read more
Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.
Doctor can evaluate: New throat soreness or spots can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or mild flu (antibiotics are not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away in a day or two (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges can decrease throat pain, for 1-2 days. ...Read more
My tonsils are extremely swollen. They have always been large. I have large tonsil stones and puss coming out. Swollen lymph nodes in neck as well. ?
Tonsil stones: Tonsiloliths, or tonsil stones are accumulated food particles in tonsil pits. You can gurgle with salt water after every meal. You may have tonsil infection as well which may require antibiotics. The lymph nodes will enlarge in response to tonsil irritation so that is normal. I would strongly recommend tonsillectomy for long term better quality of life given your symptoms. ...Read more
Probably yes: Lymph nodes, including the tonsils (which are specialized lymph nodes) can be swollen in people with allergies, more so when poorly controlled. See at least your physician, or make an appointment with a board-certified allergist/immunologist. Still, other causes need to be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im prone for getting tonsillits my tonsills are pretty swollen like there swollen touching the back of my throat should i worry?
Tosillitis: Surgeons don't really like to take out tonsils routinely anymore like they used to in the old days. They refer to tonsils like yours as "kissing tonsils" because they touch when inflamed. It probably looks far worse than it really is. As long as you can comfortably swallow solid and liquid food...and as long as you can breath normally...you should be just fine. ...Read more
Have swollen glands on both sides -under the chin, a painful sore and red throat, tonsils are not swollen, on going for two three months?
I have 2 wisdom growing in and my gums are swollen. My lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen. Can this be the reason?
Ears gums throat itch. Lower gums are swollen below teeth nearly impossible to swallow. Tonsils are usually swollen now they're flat.
I have white on my tonsils, and they look a bit swollen but are painless. I also have pain in my ears and swollen lymph nodes under my armpit?
See doctor?: If these have been present for just a few days, a viral infection would be suspected. If they have been present for over 10 days without improving, then you will need to see your doctor to get thecked out. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without seeing you it is hard to tell what is going on. I would suggest seeing a dentist with experience in diagnosing oral pathology.. ...Read more
Have white toungue and sore throat also my neck and groin lymph nodes are swollen was diagnosed with strep but got treatment my throat still hurts?
May be viral, mono,s: May not be strep. Consider reculture and not the screen to get better identification. This could be viral. Your physician can better clarify this. ...Read more
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