Top
20
Doctor insights on: Tonsil Blister Symptoms

Share
1

1
I have a blister on my tonsils for a month now. Was just diagnosed w/ strept throat. Is this a symptom of strept?

I have a blister on my tonsils for a month now. Was just diagnosed w/ strept throat. Is this a symptom of strept?

Could be.: If it goes away with the treatment for strep, then you have your answer. If it does not, get another culture to see if strep is still present, although it may be if you are a carrier. In either case, if the antibiotics don't help, see an ENT doc, any new lesion still present after a 4-6 weeks needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
1,710 doctors shared insights

Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


2

2
I have had swollen/slight pus-sy tonsils and clear blisters on back of throat for years. Causes nil symptoms but bad breath. What could this be?

I have had swollen/slight pus-sy tonsils and clear blisters on back of throat for years. Causes nil symptoms but bad breath. What could this be?

Tonsilar Crypts: They are natural craters in the tonsils that collect debris then sometimes can cause bad breath or bother you,. A dentist can remove them. Or you can try mouthwash. ...Read more

3

3
I've had a 102 fever, swollen glands, sinus, cold and flu like symptoms. Im going on fourth week with spotted tonsils. Are blood blisters a big concern?

I've had a 102 fever, swollen glands, sinus, cold and flu like symptoms. Im going on fourth week with spotted tonsils. Are blood blisters a big concern?

Sinus infxn; fever: Suggest you see fp concerning sinus infection with fever and tonsillitis. May need antibiotics. Have you developed "blood blisters"? Where? Or are u concerned with the infection u may develop blood blisters? Fp can thoroughly examine you & treat appropriately. ...Read more

4

4
6 yo has little red blister bumps on lips. Came after fever. Always gets fevers no other symptoms. Is this herpes on mouth? What else can they be?

6 yo has  little red blister bumps on lips. Came after fever. Always gets fevers no other symptoms. Is this herpes on mouth?  What else can they be?

Bumps: Herpes labialis (cold sores) is very possible given the presence of preceding fever and the location of the bumps. If they were present anywhere else, a viral exanthem (viral rash) would be considered. It may not be a bad idea to get a culture out of a lesion to find out the cause. ...Read more

5

5
Hi, my 10 year old son has developed a painful rash with what appears to be small blisters and red spots on the back of his mouth, no other symptoms?

Hi, my 10 year old son has developed a painful rash with what appears to be small blisters and red spots on the back of his mouth, no other symptoms?

Painful rash: He may have the start of hand, foot and mouth disease which is due to a viral illness. Check his hands and feet over the next few days. To sooth the pain in his mouth you can give him lots of cold things like popsicles or ice cream. A combination of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and peptobismol may also help in psin control ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
7

7
All my hair fell out after a huge list of symptoms and now I have chilblains and blisters in my mouth and feel sick and dizzy all the time anyone know?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:

Impossible to say: This situation requires a detailed history (and knowing your "huge list of symptoms"), and physical exam. Neither can be done on this forum. You need to see a doctor in person. ...Read more

11

11
I have one blister on my tonsil. It's clear and a little puffy. It doesn't hurt though and I feel perfectly normal what could this be?

I have one blister on my tonsil. It's clear and a little puffy. It doesn't hurt though and I feel perfectly normal what could this be?

Tonsil blister: Hello. It is hard to determine why your tonsil is irregular without examining you. It may represent a crevice or crater on the surface of your tonsil that could be totally normal. Another possibility could be a benign mucus cyst which also could be normal. See your ENT for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more

12

12
There's a blister on my tonsil, is it herpes?

There's a blister on my tonsil, is it herpes?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

13

13
My tonsiles are full of blisters and they hurt really bad I hardly been eating and it hurts when I swallow.What should I do ?????

My tonsiles are full of blisters and they hurt really bad I hardly been eating and it hurts when I swallow.What should I do ?????

Tonsillitis : See your doctor soon and get A thorough examination of the mouth and throat. You may need a throat culture. You likely need antibiotics and pain medication but this decision will be made by your doctor. Don't suffer, go get help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What are the causes of blisters and white spots on your tonsils?

What are the causes of blisters and white spots on your tonsils?

Several causes: Blisters on the tonsils usually means a viral illness. White spots can mean viral, bacterial or fungal (yeast). If you are having a problem get seen by your pcp or an ent. ...Read more

15

15
I have what I think is a blood blister on my right tonsil... What could it be?

I have what I think is a blood blister on my right tonsil... What could it be?

Blister: This may be a hemangioma which is a benign growth of tiny blood vessels. It will have to be examined by your physician or an otolaryngologist for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

18

18
I have a fluid filled small blister on my palatoglossal arch that keeps reoccurring. I don't have tonsils. What could this be? I've had it for weeks

I have a fluid filled small blister on my palatoglossal arch that keeps reoccurring. I don't have tonsils. What could this be? I've had it for weeks

Sialocele: It's quite common to have a blocked minor salivary gland which will fill with a clear mucus material. They can spontaneously rupture and then recur. Sometimes they can be treated with cauterizing or silver nitrate in the office with your ENT specialist. They usually are of no major concern or significance. As always, seeing the problem is helpful, so get checked by an ENT md. ...Read more

19

19
I have what looks like blisters on one of my tonsils..It doesnt look like strep (they arent white spots) more like blisters?

I have what looks like blisters on one of my tonsils..It doesnt look like strep (they arent white spots) more like blisters?

R/O TONSILITIS: You need an exam and throat culture. Blisters tend to be viral ie HSV1 vs HSV2. Other viruses may cause blisters as well. While u are waiting gargle with salt water/VITc 5gm /zing 100mg and lots of ginger tea ...Read more

20

20
With Mono, I know that the tonsil are going to be enlarged with white patches. Is it normal for the tonsils to have blood blisters on them?

With Mono, I know that the tonsil are going to be enlarged with white patches. Is it normal for the tonsils to have blood blisters on them?

Yes,: If IM is lab. confirmed then it might be part of the clinical features though not frequently seen with IM. Petechiae is seen more frequently with a common bacterial infection of the throat that requires treatment. A screen for this infection is advised. Take care. ...Read more