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Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep

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

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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


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What are swollen lingual tonsils?

What are swollen lingual tonsils?

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 more

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Why are my lymph nodes are swollen?

Why are my lymph nodes are swollen?

Lymph nodes: can enlarge in response to numerous infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and other disorders. See your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.

Large white spots on tonsils, large and painful lumps all over them. Tonsils are extremely swollen. Strep test came back negative.

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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What are the white spots on my tonsils? My tonsils feel swollen and it hurts to swallow.

What are the white spots on my tonsils?
My tonsils feel swollen and it hurts to swallow.

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

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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. ?

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

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My allergies are getting terrible could this be why my lymph nodes are swollen under my jaw?

My allergies are getting terrible could this be why my lymph nodes are swollen under my jaw?

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 more

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Why are my lymph nodes swollen?

Several causes: The lymphs nodes can be enlarged secondary to inflammation, infection or even lymphoma. Have your doctor evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Im prone for getting tonsillits my tonsills are pretty swollen like there swollen touching the back of my throat should i worry?

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

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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?

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?

Possible mono: Your description could be consistent with mononucleosis which is caused by ebstein barr virus. You should see your regular doctor for further evaluation and to confirm or refute this possibility. ...Read more

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I have 2 wisdom growing in and my gums are swollen. My lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen. Can this be the reason?

I have 2 wisdom growing in and my gums are swollen. My lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen. Can this be the reason?

Could be: Erupting wisdom teeth often develop inflammation. These infections can cause the lymph nodes in the area to enlarge. Get this problem checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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

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Why are my labia swollen?

Why are my labia swollen?

Depends: It depends on the circumstances under which the swelling took place (trauma, infection, etc). ...Read more

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Why are the lymph nodes behind my knee swollen?

Why are the lymph nodes behind my knee swollen?

See doctor : The is no lymph node on the back of knee. Get it check. ...Read more

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Are oranges the culprit of my swollen tonsils and sore throat?

Are oranges the culprit of my swollen tonsils and sore throat?

Highly unlikely: Unless you are allergic to them, oranges are not the source of your illness. Get a doctor to look at your throat and decide if you need treatment for strep throat. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts sore and swollen?

Why are my breasts sore and swollen?

Breast pain: If sexually active, it could be that you're pregnant. Some women have breast pain before their period or if they skip ovulation. Birth control sometimes does this and lastly early fibrocystic breast changes may be starting. ...Read more

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Having white stuff on my tonsils, gums swollen, painful throat and rash, help!?

Having white stuff on my tonsils, gums swollen, painful throat and rash, help!?

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

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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?

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