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Small dark red lump on tonsil. Moveable kinda like it's hanging. A few days ago I was scraping at a tonsil stone, but this is higher up than that was.

Small dark red lump on tonsil. Moveable kinda like it's hanging. A few days ago I was scraping at a tonsil stone, but this is higher up than that was.

Doctor can check: New 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, one sees a doctor if the sore throat is unusually sore, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). A small, dark red lump on on a tonsil maybe was a site of slight bleeding. ...Read more

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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?

Below: 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

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I think I have tonsil cancer. Small lump on tonsil. Ent says watch it every 2 mos. Said it doesbt look alarming. Can this bump b removed snd biopsied?

I think I have tonsil cancer. Small lump on tonsil. Ent says watch it every 2 mos. Said it doesbt look alarming. Can this bump b removed snd biopsied?

See below: It seems like you are uncomfortable with the answer you got. Possibly poor communication? Ask your ENT doctor why s/he does not feel biopsy indicated. Call for appointment. If you are not pleased then a second opinion won't hurt. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 18 I have a small lump (no growth)right Infront of my tragus (ear)it disappears when I open my mouth. It has no pain or symptoms. I also have tonsils.

I'm 18 I have a small lump (no growth)right Infront of my tragus (ear)it disappears when I open my mouth. It has no pain or symptoms. I also have tonsils.

3 possibilities: 1.) Jaw joint disc dislocation

2.) lymph node that moves into the jaw joint when you open your mouth

3.) small growth of parotid gland

recommend you see Head and Neck surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got a small fleshy coloured lump/yellow on the part that attaches my tongue to roof of my mouth in front on tonsil. No pain or other symptoms?

Pillars of Fauces: May just be a normal part of your anatomy. Is this something that just appeared or has this "lump" been present for years? Without any info on social habits, smoking, dipping, etc, an examination by your local dentist should answer your question definitively. ...Read more

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Hey, I have a small yellow lump on one tonsil and it feels like theirs a hair or something stuck in my throat, could you help?

Hey, I have a small yellow lump on one tonsil and it feels like theirs a hair or something stuck in my throat, could you help?

May: Be a food particle. Without visualizing this it is difficult. But it doesn't sound infectious. Gargle with mouthwash if still an issue see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a small lump filled with yellow liquids in my throat. I often get tonsil stones I was wondering if they were related or what it could be?

I have a small lump filled with yellow liquids in my throat. I often get tonsil stones I was wondering if they were related or what it could be?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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I have a small painful lump about the size of a marbel by where my left tonsils should be. That and my left ear hurts when I swallow. And I mild cough?

I have a small painful lump about the size of a marbel by where my left tonsils should be. That and my left ear hurts when I swallow. And I mild cough?

Acute tonsillitis.: You need to get a rapid strep throat test. See your doctor. In the mean time do warm salt water gargle for the throat irritation to prevent the mild cough or use an over the counter throat spray for throat discomfor. ...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 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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Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat neck pain when looking down & up, inflamed tonsils, small red lumps far back on my tongue, dizziness, fatigue, could you please help?

Virus: You gave symptoms of a viral, infection. The best thing you can do at this time is to stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids, eat moderately. Things like chicken soup are good. Use ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with the pain. See a doctor if you are getting worse or do not start to feel better in a day or two. ...Read more

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I have a small lump inside my mouth, what could it be?

I have a small lump inside my mouth, what could it be?

Lots of things: There is insufficient room with this type of forum to even list all the possibilities. The lack of additional information prevents us from even listing some more likely ones. You need to see your dentist who can actually see what you are referring to in order to give you a definitive diagnosis. It could be normal, benign or serious. Set up that appointment today. ...Read more

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Small painless lump on inside of mouth where I bit it?

Small painless lump on inside of mouth where I bit it?

Need attentiom: It could be a malaligned teeth, but have to see dental surgeon to rule out oral cancer. ...Read more

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Have painless movable very small lumps front bottom inside of mouth some same skin colour some slightly white. Been about a week no change in size

Have painless movable very small lumps front bottom inside of mouth some same skin colour some slightly white. Been about a week no change in size

The good news..: ..is that they are movable and painless. The white part is not so good...that may be something called leukoplakia, often related to smoking. If you smoke, most important thing is to stop. You should be concerned about lumps in your mouth if they enlarge, bleed, last longer than 1-2 weeks, are painful. So you can continue to watch them another week, and if they persist, see dentist/oral specialist ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the roof of my mouth and it disappears and re appears it doesn't hurt just irratating the roof of my mouth is pale?

I have a small lump on the roof of my mouth and it disappears and re appears it doesn't hurt just irratating the roof of my mouth is pale?

Blocked minor gland: The oral cavity is loaded with numerous mucus secreting cells and minor salivary glands. They can, on occasion, become blocked or occluded, then a clear bubble or vesicle may develop that can spontaneously drain or simply enlarge, then regress. It is not a major problem or concern, but sometimes simple cautery of the site will eradicate the problem. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on the floor of my mouth it doesn't hurt and it doesn't move I just noticed it 2 days ago what is this I'm very nervous

Could be...: Normal anatomy in this area includes various lumps and bumps. If this is one you have just noticed or it has changed in size or shape or color, it would be wise to have your dentist evaluate it for you. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this small lump on the roof of my mouth?

See dentist: Or ENT to have it and have it checked, diagnosed and treated if needed, Many of these are benign but need to have it checked to be safe. ...Read more