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Red Lump On Tonsil
How often does a red lump on tonsil become malignant? I'm 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. 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
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
Tired, mild body aches and a mild sore throat. Oval, pea-sized red lump in my right tonsil. Slightly bloody and has some white. Slightly painful when touched. I do get tonsil stones regularly. Should I have it checked now or watch it for a few days?
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
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
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
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
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?
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!
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?
Have a small bump behind one of my tonsils. I can push the bump backwards it feels a bit solid kinda like a lump node the entire back of mouth is red?
May be strep throat: Or it may be something more serious. You should get seen. ...Read more
Two lumps appear farther back against wall of throat than tonsils were but similar looking. One is slightly larger, both very painful and red?
See a doctor: You should get tested for possible strep or anything else. See your PCP and ENT if need be. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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?
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
My tonsils are swollen and have yellow lumps and red that looks like cuts around them, and the roof of my mouth is yellow?
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?
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
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
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
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 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
Sore throat I have had a sore throat for over a month and I got a strep throat test and it came back negative and the left side of the throat is the only side that hurts but both sides are red and the left side of the tonsil feels like it has a lump but I
Viral?: This may be viral and antibiotics would not help. However, strep tests done early in the disease may be false and you should have it repeated. ...Read more
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