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Stuffed up nose 4 a few days, started 2 drain 2day. Then tonsils & back of my mouth area, not my throat hurt & tonsil stones. My tongues swollen also?

Stuffed up nose 4 a few days, started 2 drain 2day. Then tonsils & back of my mouth area, not my throat hurt & tonsil stones. My tongues swollen also?

Postnasal: Drainage from allergies causing your throat to hurt. Drink plenty of fluids and take some antihistamines . You may need prescription nose spray. Consult with your doctor if no better or your condition worsened ...Read more

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Tonsil Stones (Definition)

Tonsil stones are white or yellow globs of foul-smelling mucus and bacteria that collect in the tonsils near the back of the throat. Tonsil stones are not dangerous, but ...Read more


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Can you feel tonsil stones with your tongue?

Can you feel tonsil stones with your tongue?

Possible, not likely: You would need a pretty dextrous tongue to feel tonsiliths (tonsil stones). Typically the stones are whitish to yellowish in color with a foul odor. If this is a recurrent problem, tonsillectomy will prevent it from recurring. If you have some other lump or growth in the mouth, get it check out, especially if it is changing, . ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.

I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.

Sounds infectious: With your symptoms you describe, you should be evaluated by a health care provider to determine if you have an infection that may require prescription medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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3 days ago i got my left backtooth pulled out. I saw a little yelowish bump on my tongue and it hurts. Could it be a tonsil stone on my tongue?

3 days ago i got  my left backtooth pulled out. I saw a little yelowish bump on my tongue and it hurts. Could it be a tonsil stone on my tongue?

Yellowish bump: This would need to be personally examined to determine what it is and whether or not it requires treatment. It's not a good idea to venture diagnostic guesses over the internet. You can either wait two weeks to see if it complete resolves on its own or see a dentist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been getting white rashes and bumps on my tongue for years now. They hurt and they can get hard and blister. Are they tonsil stones on mytongue?

Well: This can be stones infection yeast overgrowth or hairy tongue syndrome. Recommend Healthtap visit with photographs or in person exam by primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Should i see a doctor? Do I have tonsil stones? Okay so about a year ago my tongue developed white bubbles in the back. I figured it'd go away so i ignored it. Then, my tongue started to get white stuff on it, which i would scrap off but it'd come back so

Should i see a doctor? Do I have tonsil stones? Okay so about a year ago my tongue developed white bubbles in the back. I figured it'd go away so i ignored it. Then, my tongue started to get white stuff on it, which i would scrap off but it'd come back so

Depends: Tonsil stones are little white stones visible in the tonsils (located on the lateral areas of your throat). People with tonsil stones feel like there is "something annoying" stuck in their throat and are constantly trying to clear it. A film on your tongue is not unusual. Most people need to brush or scrape their tongue regularly to clean this film away. ...Read more

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If you go a prolonged period (i.e., 6+ months) of seeing tonsil stones increase gradually, what's happening?

Tonsillar crypts: may occur as a result of infections or anatomical variations. ENT evaluation is necessary for actual stone formation. ...Read more