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My son had soreness on one side of his tongue, which followed a swollen roof of mouth. Now has off and on sore throat and swollen gland on one side .

My son had soreness on one side of his tongue, which followed a swollen roof of mouth.  Now has off and on sore throat and swollen gland on one side .

Evaluation needed: It would be prudent for your son to see a physician to determine the cause of these symptoms and then appropriate treatment if necessary. It could be a viral or bacterial infection or something else. Only a personal clinical examination can accurately determine the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Swollen tonsil on one side for a year. No sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. One enlarged gland in neck but on opposite side. No pain/ other symptoms?

Swollen tonsil on one side for a year. No sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. One enlarged gland in neck but on opposite side. No pain/ other symptoms?

Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may indicate a neoplasm within the tonsil. ...Read more

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Pharyngitis can it cause thorat pain on one side of tonsil and swollen lymph node?

Pharyngitis can it cause thorat pain on one side of tonsil and swollen lymph node?

Yes: That can happen. But, if the pain is severe, you have fever and you cannot open your jaw very far then you need to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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Sore throat have bumps on my tongue only on left side of mouth?

Sore throat have bumps on my tongue  only on left side of mouth?

Viral likely: Most likely this is a viral throat infection which usually runs its course in several days without specific treatment except gargling with warm salt water. The tongue bumps are probably reactive glands. If symptoms worsen instead of gradually improving, see your physician for evaluation and a rapid throat culture to check for strep which is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. blockage in ear on same side.

Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. blockage in ear on same side.

See your MD: Possible infection you should see your health care provider to be checked and treated. ...Read more

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I have two swollen pockets on teh back of my throat, one on each side. What are they?

I have two swollen pockets on teh back of  my throat, one on each side. What are they?

Probably tonsils: Sometimes tonsils can form crypts or crevasses which look like pockets. As long as there are no symptoms there is little to worry about. They are more likely to form if there is a past history of tonsillitis. ...Read more

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Lyphm node on neck really swollen and tonsil on that side white and swollen. negative for strep. only mild pain when swallowing on that side. Worried?

Lyphm node on neck really swollen and tonsil on that side white and swollen. negative for strep. only mild pain when swallowing on that side. Worried?

Viral: A lymph node is simply a reaction to an infection. You most likely have a viral throat infection which will resolve on its own. As the infection resolves, the lymph node will go away. ...Read more

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What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.

What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.

Many things: A tooth abscess can cause all the problems you mentioned. See an oral surgeon asap for an evaluation. This condition can turn into a life threatening infection quickly. ...Read more

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Have swollen glands on both sides -under the chin, a painful sore and red throat, tonsils are not swollen, on going for two three months?

Have swollen glands on both sides -under the chin, a painful sore and red throat, tonsils are not swollen, on going for two three months?

Possible mono: Your description could be consistent with mononucleosis which is caused by ebstein barr virus. You should see your regular doctor for further evaluation and to confirm or refute this possibility. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes on left side. Sore throat on that side for about three months. No fever. Real excessive phlegm formation?

Swollen lymph nodes on left side.  Sore throat on that side for about three months.  No fever.  Real excessive phlegm formation?

Go to see ENT: Go to see an ENT for further evaluation. While it could be just an infection, however other thing like growth or mass/rumor can be presented with chronic sore throat- especially if you are a smoker and also drink alcohol, your risk for developing head and neck cancer is elevated. ...Read more

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I have red patch on the tonsils which are little bit swollen, lymph node below left tonsil and lymph nodes on back of tongue. Could it be HPV?

I have red patch on the tonsils which are little bit swollen, lymph node below left tonsil and lymph nodes on back of tongue. Could it be HPV?

Maybe: HPV involving H&N region is related to the development of a squamous Ca lesion of oral cavity. ACan this area on tonsil be a squamous Ca?. Possibly. Any nodal disease especially below tonsil if significant should be biopsied by surgeon. If not significant at present, observe carefully and any change in 1-2 months re evaluated, especially if cerival nodes appear. ...Read more

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Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

It is likely virus i: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better , seek medical attention as it can also be strept throat in which case you may need antibiotics in order to get well. ...Read more

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I have swelling on the one side under my tongue?

I have swelling on the one side under my tongue?

A few thoughts...: A swelling under the tongue could be dangerous... if it rapidly expands, it can block your airway and cause asphyxiation. How long have you had it? How old are you? Do you have any teeth? Do you smoke? Answers to these questions could give some insight to an answer... lacking any information whatsoever, best bet is for you to see a local oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsils bumps on back of my tongue kinda sore female 39

Swollen tonsils bumps on back of my tongue kinda sore female 39

What's the question?: The bumps on the back of your tongue are probably just your one of your taste glands. The swollen tonsils indicate some type of reaction to inflammation or infections such as a head cold, etc. ...Read more

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Swollen foliate papillae on right side of tongue?

Swollen foliate papillae on right side of tongue?

Examination: Any pain, bleeding, or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please schedule with an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more

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I am experiencing sore on one side Puss pocket only one one side of throat ear pain when swallowing on the same side the pain is off and on ear hurt?

I am experiencing  sore on one side Puss pocket only one one side of throat ear pain when swallowing on the same  side the pain is off and on ear hurt?

You should see your: doctor today or tomorrow to be properly diagnosed and treated, if indicated. This could be a viral infection, but if it's on one side, an abscess needs to be ruled out. Your ear may be hurting from an ear infection or from pain referred up from your throat. ...Read more

Swollen Tonsils (Definition)

Tonsils that are larger than normal. This can be from many causes, most commonly infection, ...Read more