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Persistent sore throat for months, malaise, L swollen, tender tonsil, currently amoxicillin, ketoconazole, anti-histamine but no better?
Culture: Have you had a culture of your throat? It appears that you may be being treated blindly. An antifungal is rarely given for a sore throat, unless there is positive culture evidence of a fungal infection. Furthermore, amoxacillin may not destroy as much as 50% of NTHI (a bacteria very commonly causing bacterial tonsillitis. In summary, unless you know the cause of the discomfort is, Rx's a guess ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The area around my tonsils on my neck feel enlarged and tender, no actual tonsil pain. Stuffy nose, and congestion. What could it be..?
URI vs Allergy: URI vs allergy. Take OTC allergy meds. If symptoms persist, see MD. ...Read more
I have a "growth" that kind of dangles from my right tonsils. throat has felt tender a few days the thing moves if i touch it with a cotton swab.
I hav these white tonsil stone things in my throat and I have no idea what they are. My throat is a bit tender with some discomfort. Only symptoms.
White balls: Hello, the white balls in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden and make your tonsils look like they are infected. Under these tonsil balls is a cavity or crevice that may be inflamed and infected causing your pain. Gargle with water after every meal. This helps to clear these white balls. Also see your doctor. ...Read more
The top/back of my mouth/throat is extremely sore. Tender and hurts to swallow. I don't have tonsils anymore so Could this be to do with sleep apnea?
Possible: it could be simply dry and irritated due to mouth breathing/apnea at night but if so should quickly resolve in the am. if it persists all day you may have a viral infection. with no tonsils it is less likely to be strep. take motrin and use salt water gargles and see your doctor if it persists or worsens. ...Read more
Very tiny white dot on right tonsil area, very slight tender feeling under right jaw, no fever or sore throat, but a lot of mucus draining from nose?
See an MD: Throat problems can escalate rapidly. It would be wise to schedule an exam for a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have TMJ and pain behind my tonsil. Could the tonsil be infected or could this pain b coming from tmj? It is very sore when I push above tonsil.
White spots on my uvula & tonsils. Left side looks a bit swollen. Negative for strep. No sore throat. Ent said tonsillitis & saw a "pus pocket" on one side. I had a bad cold for 5 wks. Could be mono?
Pain after surgery: In young adults, a general anesthetic will be used for tonsillectomy. Once that wears off, there will be pain, which may require a strong analgesic every 4 hours or so. Bleeding is the most common complication. In the beginning, till the scab falls off, mainly drink cold or iced fluids, like gatorade. Avoid any acid (citrus) or spicy foods; soups, jello, ensure. When scab falls off, warm foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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