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Soft Lump On Tonsil
Tonsil lump: It can be a tonsillith (tonsil stone), a mucous filled cyst, a cutaneous horn or a papilloma (wart). The vast majority are benign, but i would point it out to your doctor. ...Read more
Tonsillectomy: There are a couple of criteria for removing tonsils. One is recurrent infections and another is tonsils that are so large that they interfere with breathing or swallowing. See your doctor to discuss what you have been experiencing and ask whether you might be a candidate for tonsillectomy. ...Read more
I had my tonsils out 1 year ago, I am 22. I noticed a mass in the pocket where my tonsil used to be?
Be seen...: "A mass" isn't descriptive enough to hazard a guess as to what you are noticing. This type of thing needs to be seen by a physician. Tonsillar tissue can grow back, but an exam is required to see if that is what you are noticing. ...Read more
Behind my tonsil I have noticed a small lump left side, looks below tonsil but not attached, what could this be? Really worried?
Exam: Not sure without exam. See ENT doc for assessment/recommendations. ...Read more
Most likely no: These yellowish whitish things are ver common in the tonsils. Debris forms in the tonsillar crypts and sometimes the tonsil forms a membrane that walls it off. This then appears as a lump. In general, these are nothing to worry about. If concerned, an ENT doctor will be able to quickly evaluate it and reassure you. ...Read more
I found a mass on my tonsil recently. It looks like a cyst and seemed to appear out of no where since i haven't been sick in 4 months.
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