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Red/orange lump on tonsil or next to it. Anything serious?

Probably not serious: Have an ENT guy look at it. It is probably nothing more that the beginning of a sore throat. ...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. I'm 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. I'm 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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Right tonsil swollen and a red lump. Tonsil stone?

Right tonsil swollen and a red lump. Tonsil stone?

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

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Red pea like lump on left tonsil. Should I see a physician?

Red pea like lump on left tonsil. Should I see a physician?

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

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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 more

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Tonsils have weird lesions/lumps are also very knotted and red!! ?

Tonsils have weird lesions/lumps are also very knotted and red!! ?

See a Dr ASAP: You need to be examined and probably given antibiotics - perhaps removal will be recommended. Don't let the infection spread - make an appointment. Best! ...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 a red lump with a white head on my Tonsil area, However my Tonsils were taken out when I was young. What is this?

I have a red lump with a white head on my Tonsil area, However my Tonsils were taken out when I was young. What is this?

Either or: It could either a remnant of the old tonsil grew over the years and become a small tonsil and becomes infected. Or the area of your throat is irritated. See your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I'm 23 years old. I have a tiny red bead like lump/bump on my right tonsil. I just noticed it today. Should I be worried?

I'm 23 years old. I have a tiny red bead like lump/bump on my right tonsil. I just noticed it today. Should I be worried?

Should be ok: You're probably looking at a portion of a blood vessel on the surface of the tonsil. These aren't uncommon. If the bump seems to be enlarging or changing or anything I would get in to see your local ENT. The vast majority of the time a small red lesion on a tonsil in a 23 yo should be benign. ...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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Recurring tonsil stones and enlarged tonsil for over a year Now I've noticed a red lump, bleeds when touched, and today has turned blackish. Worried!

Recurring tonsil stones and enlarged tonsil for over a year Now I've noticed a red lump, bleeds when touched, and today has turned blackish. Worried!

Remove tonsils: Risk benefit analysis of leaving diseased tonsils in place versus surgically removing them is in favor of tonsillectomy. It is a common, effective, safe surgery. Pathology report after surgery will be helpful. Be well. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years one month old I have a red dot a pimple like lump on my right tonsil I had HFMD a few days ago There's a sharp pain sometimes?

I'm 18 years one month old I have a red dot a pimple like lump on my right tonsil I had HFMD a few days ago There's a sharp pain sometimes?

Hand, Foot & Mouth: Disease lasts 7-10 days. The throat lesion is probably part of the " herpangina" caused by the virus. If you are concerned, see your doctor, who may prescribe a mixture you can gargle to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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I have red lumps at rear of mouth past tonsils with white mucas like spots and my tonsils look like they have craters on them and occasional wheezing?

I have red lumps at rear of mouth past tonsils with white mucas like spots and my tonsils look like they have craters on them and occasional wheezing?

Need to be seen!: An md needs to see you clinically and do some cutlers to see if anything is growing. If you had many times tonsillitis this is what you can get and see. Go see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My tonsils have been swollen and look like there's big lumps on them and many red lumps in back of throat for a year now. What are its possible reasons?

My tonsils have been swollen and look like there's big lumps on them and many red lumps in back of throat for a year now. What are its possible reasons?

Tonsils: Hello, tonsil tissues are lymph organs that have unique folds, crypts and looks to them. When they are enlarged, they pose a problem with swallowing and breathing. They also have the ability to swell with inflammation. The red bumps in the back of your throat is lymphoid studding or islands of small lymph tissue. These are normal. ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?

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

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I have noticed red painless lumps at the back of my throat (past my tonsils) I don't have a sore throat or feel at all unwell, what could they be?

I have noticed red painless lumps at the back of my throat (past my tonsils) I don't have a sore throat or feel at all unwell, what could they be?

Sounds: Like you have enlarged LINGUAL TONSILS. Normal after multiple throat infections and if painless and of equal size...NOT TO WORRY!!!!

Hope this is helpful! '
Dr Z ...Read more

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Got a sore throat very suddenly, lasted for a week. I have red lumps on the back of my throat and my tonsils are swollen. What could it be?

Got a sore throat very suddenly, lasted for a week. I have red lumps on the back of my throat and my tonsils are swollen. What could it be?

Pharyngitis: That's a fancy medical term for a throat infection. Any number of bacteria or viruses could cause this. I'm sure you've heard of 'Strep throat' for example. The best thing to do, is see a doctor who can take a culture or perform other tests to make the best determination of what you have. Then, the treatment can be targeted. Sometimes 'no answer' is found, and you just have to deal with symptoms ...Read more

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Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?

Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?

Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you prepare the chicken appropriately and you wash your hands, there is no reason why you can't eat chicken after you have typhoid. Bon appetite! ...Read more

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I keep getting a constant dry throat, I also have two tiny red dots on my tonsil and some tiny flesh like lumps on the roof of my mouth?

I keep getting a constant dry throat, I also have two tiny red dots on my tonsil and some tiny flesh like lumps on the roof of my mouth?

Dry throat: Duration? Severity? Do you have a high narrow palatal vault? Are you taking Meds or Supplements that may cause dry throat? Is nose blocked? Do you have allergies. See an ENT to examine your "red spots" and "flesh lie lumps" and to review your medical history. ...Read more

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I noticed a small lump in the back of my throat right behind my tonsil that causes pain when I swallow. The limp is a light orange red color. Cancer?

I noticed a small lump in the back of my throat right behind my tonsil that causes pain when I swallow. The limp is a light orange red color. Cancer?

Very unlikely: Go see your doctor for an exam. Tonsil cancers are generally painless, often difficult to see by eye, and begin appearing usually in the 30s in non-smokers. ...Read more

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White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

See dentist: The white coating on the tongue could be a sign of an underlying illness that had been ongoing. The red sore and the bump on the gum are of concern. Consultation with the dentist is very important. Together with your physician the overall reasons for this occurrence can be determined treated and improved by them. Please get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more