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

Must check it: It is difficult to know what it might be unless it is examined. I would always recommend that these areas be checked to be sure it is not anything serious. Without an examination, you can never really know. ...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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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!! 
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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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