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Red Lump On Tonsil
How often does a red lump on tonsil become malignant? Im 22 years old an scared to death i had my tonsils out about 6 years ago.
Red lump: It is no very likely. If it grows or becomes painful be more concerned. The symptoms you describe are unlikely to be problematic. ...Read more
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
Probably not.: Tonsils stones are usually white to yellow in color. Red lump on the tonsil may be secondary to an infection. You should see your physician. ...Read more
Tonsil: Yes, you should see a physician - preferably an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. May take a while to get to see that doctor so I suggest you go to the nearest Emergency facility today. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more
I'm having pain on left side of my neck and a red lump on my left tonsil difficulty swallowing headache, and sore throat what is it?
Infected tonsil: This could be a simple viral infection but if the pain and tonsillar inflammation worsens an exam by your md along with a throat culture is recommended. With only 1 tonsil involved, entities such as a herpes infection or early tonsillar abscess are possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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