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Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat could be benign or malignant. If you are a smoker current or former, then it is essential to rule out malignant lumps. Benign lumps could be due to a saliva cyst, benign minor salivary tumor, or accessory lymphoid tissue. I would recommend any lump to be evaluated by an ENT specialist for treatment which may include a biopsy. ...Read more

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Early20s.healthy.4 lumps in neck and mastoid.(less than 1 cm).no pain.been there for months.one of them for years.on same sideof lumps,tonsil isbigger?

Early20s.healthy.4 lumps in neck and mastoid.(less than 1 cm).no pain.been there for months.one of them for years.on same sideof lumps,tonsil isbigger?

Ear Nose Doctor: I would suggest you see your primary doctor and if indicated a referral to an Ear Nose Specialist. This way they can verify the bumps and examine your tonsils. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a pea sized ball/lump on my left tonsil. It's not on the right side. It's red what could it be.? It's painless.

Tonsillolith: May be concentrated secretions which can form a lump. If it is painful and associated with pain and fever it could represent an abscess/quinsy. If associated with lymph node enlargement in the same side of the neck it could be lymphoma ...Read more

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I have had a right swollen tonsil for 10 years now and a lump on the right side of my neck under the skin that moves and doesnt hurt and no pain. ?

I have had a right swollen tonsil for 10 years now and a lump on the right side of my neck under the skin that moves and doesnt hurt and no pain. ?

See your doctor: Many things can cause a tonsil to swell, even persistently. The lump on the right side of your neck suggests that you might have lymph nodes reacting to whatever's causing the tonsil problem. That lump might also be the lymph nodes reacting to a problem in the neck or upper chest. A thorough examination, imaging, and possibly a biopsy are advisable. Please make an appointment to get these things. ...Read more

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I have had my tonsils out but yet I have a red painless lump on the left where my tonsil was worried because I have no pain just can feel swallowing?

Scarring: If you have recently had your tonsils removed, it is not unusual to feel a tightness in the area of the surgery. It may take several months for this to disappear as the scar will soften. Ask your surgeon for certain and have him/her take a look. ...Read more

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I had a sinus infecrion about 2 weeks ago. I noticed this red lump on my tonsil scsr. It does not hurt i can't even feel iy. Im so worried what it is?

I had a sinus infecrion about 2 weeks ago. I noticed this red lump on my tonsil scsr. It does not hurt i can't even feel iy. Im so worried what it is?

Lymphadenitis?: Tonsils are essentially big lymph nodes and will become enlarged and inflamed wihen fighting infection just as any other lymph tissue. The lump could just be a reaction to your upper respiratory infection, but if it does not resolve in about four weeks, it should be evaluated by your doctor as sometimes they can become malignant. ...Read more

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I'm 18 I have a small lump(no growth)right Infront of my tragus(ear)it disappears when I open my mouth.It has no pain or symptoms.I also have tonsils.

I'm 18 I have a small lump(no growth)right Infront of my tragus(ear)it disappears when I open my mouth.It has no pain or symptoms.I also have tonsils.

3 possibilities: 1.) Jaw joint disc dislocation 2.) lymph node that moves into the jaw joint when you open your mouth 3.) small growth of parotid gland recommend you see Head and Neck surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more