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Where are my tonsils located on my neck ?

Where are my tonsils located on my neck ?

In the throat: The tonsils that most people think of are located in either side of the throat. There are also lingual tonsils that are located at the very back of the tongue. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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What's the reason of tonsil in neck?Primary method to prevent?

What's the reason of tonsil in neck?Primary method to prevent?

Tonsil: Aggregate of lymphoid tissue in throat. Beyond that do not understand what you asking. Avoid development or infection. ...Read more

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I have a very deeply hole behind my right tonsil. It just appeared last night and it hurts extremely bad. And the side of my neck it's on is swollen.

I have a very deeply hole behind my right tonsil. It just appeared last night and it hurts extremely bad.  And the side of my neck it's on is swollen.

Tonsil disease: You should see a doctor for evaluation of the area. It is impossible for any patient to "see" a hole in the tonsil, or evaluate the tonsil adequately. Pain and swelling may indicate a simple tonsillitis, or it may be other things, such as an impaled foreign body, fish bone, or other debris. ...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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Can you get tonsil stones in your lateral pharyngeal bands?

Probably: With a little ingenuity you can probably figure out a way to remove them. A penlight, a mirror, and a half-unbent paper clip may be all you need. If they're not tonsil stones, get them seen. ...Read more

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Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

More info needed: Why are you taking Moxifloxacin? If you have tonsilitis, that would not be the first medication I would give. Also, how long has this been? Do you have fever? Neck swelling ? How do your tonsils look? Have you ever had EBV mononucleosis (also known as the kissing disease) ? Any sick contacts? ...Read more

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Will my r enlarged andeiod make my right neck feel bigger when I touch around my tonsil wall. I don't want surgery what can I do. will it cont. grow?

Will my r enlarged andeiod make my right neck feel bigger when I touch around my tonsil wall.  I don't want surgery what can I do. will it cont. grow?

Enlarged adenoid: Your adenoids are located behind your nose, and so should not make your neck feel bigger. It is difficult to say if it will continue to get bigger- Unfortunately there isn't much you can do to make it bigger or smaller. The main reasons you would need surgery for this are chronic recurrent sinus infections and sleep apnea. If you don't have either of these conditions, you don't need surgery. ...Read more

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Asking for a friend right side of her neck fells bulged out around her tonsil wall. She was a slightly larged right tonsil. Could that be why. thisok?

Asking for a friend right side of her neck fells bulged out around her tonsil wall.  She was a slightly larged right tonsil. Could that be why. thisok?

Tonsil swelling: She probably has one tonsil on the that side that is bigger or she has a swollen submandibular gland on the right .if there is pus under the tongue when she pushes on the swollen area, then it is likely from the submax glad. She needs a course of Antibiotics if it is infected. If it is not infected you can observe them. Good luck and feel better ! ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my right tonsil and my also said the right side of my neck looks swollen . what could this indicate?

I have a white spot on my right tonsil and my also said the right side of my neck looks swollen . what could this indicate?

Tonsillitis: White spots on the tonsils particularly when associated with symptoms (sore throat, fever) suggest acute tonsillitis. The lymph gland on the same side also gets inflamed and gets larger and becomes tender. Tonsillitis needs evaluation and its bacterial needs therapy with antibiotics ...Read more

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My right tonsil is swollen and has a puss pocket like thing near it and the right side of the back of my neck is also swollen why?

My right tonsil is swollen and has a puss pocket like thing near it and the right side of the back of my neck is also swollen why?

Infection: From your description it sounds like you have a right tonsillar infection with an area that is plugged with a tonsilith. The swelling in the back of your neck is likely reactive lymphadenopathy. Check with your doctor, you may need an antibiotic. In the meantime keep your mouth clean and gargle with an antiseptic or a salt solution. ...Read more