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Red Pea Sized Lump On Left Tonsil
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.
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
Sore throat, feeling like there is a lump when I swallow, left tonsil is double in size to right. Left side is also very red. Voice is hoarse. Cancer?
My left tonsil is like a swollen red pea ball but I can't get to an ent til may should I go to er?
Runny nose sore throat sneezing orange roof of mouth, 2 pea sized bumps right back side of neck - lower left, tonsil stone, flesh bumps back of throat?
I have had a lump/spot on my left tonsil for about 2 months. I am a smoker. It's a off white color. It's about the size of a grain of rice. No pain.
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?
My left tonsil is red and has a little spot on it, but it looks like my tonsil has shrunken and there is something like a bump behind it too?
I noticed I could barely feel something when I swallow so I look in mirror and noticed a small pinkish/red bump on or right beside my left tonsil. Just one. Have no other symptoms. Worried. Serious?
NO: Something may have scratched the back of your throat. It should clear in 2 days. If it persist just have your doctor take a quick look. ...Read more
Yes I have a painless red bump on where my left tonsil used to be got them removed 20 years ago. Sore doesn't hurt but can feel it when I swallow.
I have a red bump that looks like a pimple on my left tonsil and it hurts to swallow only on my left side. I've been eating ice cubes to numb it too?
I have a swollen left tonsil with a red bump on it and little white lines on each tonsil. My left ear feels blocked. My tongues surface feels rough.?
Persistant cough since november cough comes from the lower part of throat I can feel. There's clear phlem also recently have lump on left tonsil only.
My left tonsil is swollen. Not paining much. I am a regular smoker smoking 4-6 cigaretted a day. No white patches and no redness. Should I be worried?
A swollen tonsil: A unilateral swollen tonsil may be indicative of a unilateral infection. If it remains swollen for at least 2 to 3 weeks more I would see your primary care physician to establish a cause. Smoking could certainly be the cause however I would expect bilateral swelling if smoking were the cause. ...Read more
I had a lump on my left tonsil after I threw up peaches 2 weeks ago, and I still have it it doesn't hurt its just what could it be?
Asymmetric tonsils: You might have just noticed one tonsil appears larger than the other - this can be normal variant of tonsil anatomy. It might be a blood clot within the tonsil from trauma (retching) that caused it to swell. Or could be things unrelated to vomiting. If remains enlarged on one side for a month, have ENT examine your throat. ...Read more
Bump/oval lump in left side of neck near pulse also left tonsil very slightly bigger than right what could it be?
New fleshy lump right above left tonsil. Hurts to swallow, feels like something is stuck. Not a tonsilith. Showed up overnight. Help?
Enlarged left tonsil & redness, lasting 8+months, last diag. Tonsillitis back in Feb. 3 confirmed bouts in 2013. surface has crater. ENT app. Needed?
Three weeks ago I finished taking penicillin because my left tonsil was swollen. After finishing penicillin my tonsil swelling went down but there's lump still behind it. How do I get rid of this?
Tonsillolith?: You may be looking at a tonsillolith, easily removable by your doctor. ...Read more
Hello. My left tonsil looks like it has two lumps, I also have an ulcer on the gum behind my left molar, I'm concerned about this.?
Lumps &a ulcer: Lumps on tonsil needs to be visualized by General Physician or ENT. Ulcer on gums needs to be evaluated by General Dentist or Periodontist. Please seek appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a small lump behind my left tonsil. No pain, head ache or fever. Just noticed it last night. Something I should be worried about?
Suggest gargling with some warm salt water, 2-3 times per day for the next 3 days,
If this persists, or new symptoms, the DR visit suggested. ...Read more
My throat really hurts when I swollow I have no other symptoms. I looked it the mirror and saw my left tonsil is slightly bigger like a lump on it?
Watch it: If the discomfort just began, you can treat it symptomatically with pain medications. It is likely secondary to a viral infection. If it persists, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
My left tonsil has been swollen for 6 days I've been taking penicillin v past 48 hrs. Swelling has reduced there's still a lump behind it & if I push it with my tongue it leaks will this need draining?
I have a lump on my left tonsil no pain makese snore loins and I suffer with very dry mouth the lump is very hard?
Perhaps a: Tonsolith. Have your dentist check it out for you. ...Read more
I feel I have a lump on the left hand side of my throat which feels sore when I swallow. I've also noticed that my left tonsil seems to be lower?
Very sore throat with white buildup on tonsils. Neg strep test @ urgent care. Completed ZPak but there's still some white buildup on tonsils 2 weeks later (now w/ some redness too - but no pain). HPV+, left tonsil larger than right. What could it be?
Varies: The more common cause of sore throats include a number of viruses. This includes the EB virus known to cause mono and a number of adenoviruses. These would be strep negative and unresponsive to any antibiotic.Some difference in tonsillar size is common. When the tonsil is truly massive it could be hiding a staph or other abscess. ...Read more
I have a flesh coloured lump on my left tonsil. My lymph nodes are slightly up on that side and are painful. The inside of my ear hurts. I'm terrified I have tonsil cancer. (Hypochondriac here). I had the hpv vaccine, yet I was diagnosed with hpv.?
Dr. Can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more
My left tonsil and the arc in front of it is swollen and noticeably red. It's been like this for 3 days and just today I noticed a white/yellowish spot surrounding one of the "craters". Yesterday, I noticed a white lining behind the arc covering the tonsi
See a doctor: You should go see a doctor about this. ...Read more
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