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Seen ENT 4 asymetrical tonsils, normal. Tongue pain same side as larger tonsil ENT says no lesion. Now upper mouth pain r side. Tonsil cancer metasis?
No: The tonsil is an aggragate of lymphocytes to help protect against oral bacteria. When one side is enlarged there could be a lesion but ulceration would be seen or some evidence of a destructive process. With tumor, spread to the ipsilateral side lymph nodes would be seen. and easily identified . Upper mouth pain is most frequently seen with inflammation. ...Read more
Discomfort in throat (not really sore,) looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypt, red throat, swollen tonsils, swollen/painful lymph nodes?
Cryptic Tonsils: You have what are called cryptic tonsils. They have folds and holes in them that food particles get stuck in. You can gargle deeply or use a water pick to help get the particles out, but ultimately the treatment is to remove the tonsils. This is done if they are constantly or recurrently inflamed or infected, if one has severe bad breath. ...Read more
Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?
Yep: New onset sore throat, with redness, discolored patches needs to be evaluated for strep throat. If a rapid strep test is negative, ask for a throat culture, Since 1 to 3 out of 10 rapid strep tests have false negatives & strep is missed. As long as strep is treated within 10 days the risk of acquiring rheumatic fever is minimal. So go to an UC today or see doc tomorrow. Now if had for 10 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not.: Tonsils stones are usually white to yellow in color. Red lump on the tonsil may be secondary to an infection. You should see your physician. ...Read more
Ent says asymetrical tonsils r normal. Upper mouth sensitivity same side larger tonsil. Same side tongue pain. No lesion. Could this b cancer?
Sensitivity & tongue: This cannot be determined without a clinical examination and additional information. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon for a thorough examination. ...Read more
Left tonsil swollen, sore throat, right tonsil normal.Left tonsil has 3mm diameter circular lighter flesh color spot on itleft tonsil always bigger than right even when notsick could this be tonsil ca?
Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Behind posterior tonsil pillars on each side are squishy tonsil like masses of tissue. Same colour and texture as palatine tonsils.
These are probably: just extensive expansions of the tonsillar organs themselves. If they are not causing trouble (swallowing, breathing, etc.) they are of no concern. Certainly seeing them would help to define them more clearly so you will need to see a health care professional locally to accomplish this. Make an appointment for reassurance soon. ...Read more
Found growth on tonsil hidden behind anterior tonsillar pillar. 1-2cm bright red with multiple nodes but resembles tonsil tissue. What is it? Worry?
See your doctor: Go to the doctor for a thorough exam ...Read more
Right tonsil about 30% larger than left tonsil. Just had tonsil stones on right tonsil. Non smoker, Occasional Drinker. Could this be tonsil cancer?
Cancer unlikely: If the unilateral enlargement persists for more than a month, it would be prudent to see an ENT doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Right tonsil quite large. Left tonsil not visible. Clear asymmetry. What could this be? Throat feels scratchy
Infection: The one sided enlarged tonsil is concerning. I would get this evaluated today. Do you have a fever? Do you feel sick? This often is a local infection that would need antibiotic treatment and proper follow up care. In worsening cases this could be an abscess and need draining. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lingual tonsil one side of tounge white coating neck pain tounge pain post nasal drip swollen cervical lymph nodes 5 month no change ..Cancer?
37y healthy female never smoked tonsil stones x 10yr Removed lots stones when pushed on tonsil Tonsils appear swollen w/ large pockets. Tonsil cancer?
Not likely: but only an exam by a qualified doctor can tell the difference. You need to show your tonsils to a doctor. ...Read more
Can unilateral singular white tonsil spot, earache, puffy vein behind ear (with pulse ?Possible gland), small neck gland 8mths ++ be tonsillitis?
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Whitish sedements both ends of my back tongue; sides of tongue looks bumpy. Sore throat at left side of throat, swollen chin lymph gland?
If i Press tonsils yellowish exudate comes.sometime seen in crypts.enlarged right jaw lymph node.throat feel tight.no inflamation of tonsil no fever?
Tonsil: Could be tonsil stone but would see an ENT to check it out because of the lymph node. Gargle with salt water until you do. ...Read more