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Swollen Tonsils With A Black Spot
Very Swollen tonsils coated with a ton of white puss and now one of my Tonsils has what looks to be a black and blue bruise mixed with puss. Currently?
Doctor can check: It's not easy to see and describe one's own tonsils. Throat and tonsil symptoms can be from flu or cold viruses, strep throat, EBV virus, etc... Doctors have 5-minute tests for strep throat (antibiotics are needed to treat strep). Doctors also have a quick test for Flu A and B. Mono is caused by the EBV virus and can cause big tonsils. One's primary care doctor can examine the throat. ...Read more
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I have swollen tonsils, a sore throat, and white spots behind the tonsils. Is this a sore throat or strep? The spots may be just mucous I can't tel
A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?
See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing swollen tonsils with holes in (quality: little white or yellowish spots on tonsils) .
Tonsoliths: Usually these are on little importance. The white stuff is dead white cells and debris. If there is pain, Clear.ease Lozenges are good for reducing swelling. If you want to remove the white stuff, the oral irrigator that comes with the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus irrigator is designed for removing these particles and reducing swelling of tonsils. Great for snoring too. ...Read more
Have a sore throat and noticed my left tonsil is starting to become very swollen and is turning dark grey/black mixed with white patches?
Schedule appointment: Always better safe than sorry ... Schedule an appointment with your family doctor to have them take a look and see what's going on. Hope that helps! ...Read more
My 5yo son has swollen lymph node, and enlarged tonsil with a nodule on it. Not red or sore, no white spots, lots of snoring. What could this be?
See your doctor: May be all viral but you should take him to the doctor for exam and evaluation ...Read more
I have what looks like a large pimple on my mon pubis. It is very red, swollen, with a white head, streaked purple or dark red?
Unclear on the ?: dermatologic conditions hard to discuss w/out seeing them. not sure of what information you would want nor "large" etc. 1) the area is not unique except there is more abrasion and moisture than other spots so a bit more susceptible to skin infections. 2) can't think of any std it could be EXCEPT normal skin germs which are often transmitted with skin contact. 3) may need professional drained. ...Read more
I have a swollen uvula with a white looking spot or blister, I have my tonsils removed n have a sore throat and a gagging feeling in my throat help?
Reddish bloody looking lines/cuts on tonsils, sore throat, with puss pockets on tonsils, also headache...What could it be?
Sore throat: What you describe could be anything form a viral throat infection, to strep throat to acute tonsillitis. Viral illnesses like mono can have these symptoms. Only way to tell all apart is through a good exam and often throat culture or blood tests to determine source/cause. See your doctor or urgent care center. ...Read more
I have a white/yellowish pea size spot in throat in front of tonsil. What is it? Will antibiotics help?
Throat lesion: Without seeing this and perhaps culturing it if it seems appropriate after exam there is no way of diagnosing or determining whether treatment is indicated. See your family doctor. ...Read more
I hve this yellowish soft palate with red spots, and red spots also in my uvula. I have a runny nose, soar throat, small tonsilitis. Wat could ths be?
Left side tonsil has a swollen and red lump with white spots. Bad taste and smell in the mouth. Tonsils removed 30 years ago. What can this be?
I have a cough with phlegm, Sore throat, Ear pain and swollen tonsils with small white spots on the back of my tongue. What could it be?
When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?
Now: It sounds like this may well be a staphylococcal boil and this is a bad spot from which organisms can disseminate. The swollen tender lymph node is also concerning. Please see a doctor and get this managed. Good luck. ...Read more
I have swollen tonsils and a blister behind them and it hurts along with my ear. My tongue is yellowish with bumps. It's very red. Could this be strep?
Yes: Go to your doctor or the clinic because if this is strep you need antibiotics to treat it or the infection will et worse ...Read more
Not normal: Not normal. See an ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
I have a cracked tongue, a very sore, red throat and tongue, a white coated hard palate and cheeks, and my r tonsil is swollen and has a hole help!
White colored tongue with small taste buds like red bumps.If i brushed then tongue is red. If i had tea then color is yellow.Back also small red bumps?
White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, ; not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more
I scratched my tonsils and soft palate while eating a tortilla chip. Tonsils are slightly swollen with a thin streak of white. Is this normal healing?
I have a sore throat with a white spot that looks like a kanker sore in the back of throat and also a red bloody spot right next to it. any ideas?
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