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Tonsilar Wall Bump Won't Go Away
Since I've had strep throat my tonsils haven't went down I have orange bumps in my throat that won't go away Is there a natural way to get rid of them?
See your doctor: If your tonsils are still enlarged and you still see something that appears abnormal to you, you should follow up with your doctor. Without a proper physical exam, we can't advise appropriate treatment or advise for your condition. All the best and feel better. ...Read more
Keep getting horrible chills, white bumps on one side of tonsils. Think it's strep &will it go away w/no meds? 30yr olof female. Am I contagious?
Best to get tested: Strep will go away without meds, but there is a small risk of complications (rheumatic fever, for example) if left untreated. This is an uncommon complication these days, but we still recommend testing and treating in the case of sore throats that seem different from the ones you typically get with a cold. ...Read more
Taste buds: There are large taste buds at the back of the tongue called the circumvallate papillae and they can look strange to laypersons. They should be round and smooth with no ulcers or bleeding places. Behind them, you may also see your lingual tonsils which look like lumps on the sides. ...Read more
Scar: This could be postsurgical scar tissue or some residual tonsillar tissue not fully removed during your tonsillectomy. ...Read more
I have these bumps in between my tonsils on each side where the tonsils fall in the middle I don't know what it is and im really worried?
Normal taste buds?: I can't be certain what you are referring to without an image, but you may be describing large taste buds which are normal (circumvallate papillae). ...Read more
I've noticed a little bit of tissue/bump behind my tonsils on my right side. It almost looks like the tonsil extends back. Is that normal?
Tonsils: Can extend down to the base of your tongue. And further if inflamed. Be checked for confirmation. All the best. ...Read more
ENT: Best to see an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. ...Read more
I have had a red/clear bump on one of my tonsils for about two months now. It's starting to hurt. What is it? Should I be worried?
Duration: Duration of symptoms troubling. See ENT Doc ASAP for exam. ...Read more
I have bumps near my tonsils however they are not white and I do not feel pain or discomfort when swollowing. What is it? What should I do?
Lymphoid aggregates: Mall bumps in pharynx are common and normal. ...Read more
I had my tonsils removed 5 years ago, but for the past year I have had 2 bumps growing on my left side. They are now getting bigger. What is it?
Tonsils: It is quite possible that your tonsils are regrowing thmselves. ...Read more
My boyfriend has yellow bumps on his tonsils and his tonsils are swollen I need help finding out what it is?
Dr. Can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat symptos are bothersome, mysterious, recurrent, or don't go away quickly. Doctors have a 5-minute rapid throat swab test to look for strep throat. ...Read more
I don't have my tonsils, but I have red bumps where my tonsils were and they are painful. What could they be?
Pharyngitis: Likely. Viral pharyngitis. Use warm saline gargles and pain meds and it should resolve. Antiviral s can be given if this is a recurring problem, but they are not 100 percent effective. Good luck! Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have these little white bumps around the red of my tonsils. What is that? I just got over strep throat a month ago and my tonsils are now going down
White bumps: White bumps may represent tonsillar stones which is debris that has become calcified and deposited in the crevices of the tonsils. ...Read more
Had unprotected oral sex 2 days ago now my penis stings a bit and I have bumps on my tonsils, also I feel kinda sick and I had swollen lymph nodes, go?
I have a white bump that is right where my right tonsil used to be. Been there 2 weeks and has grown, no pain. Tonsils removed two decades ago.
ENT eval: See a Ear Nose throat specialist or at least a PCP for good physical exam and treatment ...Read more
Had tonsillectomy 3 weeks ago. There are bumps where the tonsils used to be, 1 on the left, atleast 2 on the right. Is it normal? I'm afraid they're remnant
P/tonsilectomy: At the 3 week point after a tonsillectomy, it is not unusual for the tonsil beds to look irregular. Findings range from white specks of residual scab, redness and normal looking areas, depending on how healing has progressed. Be sure to follow up with your ENT surgeon as scheduled, and ask about your concerns. ...Read more
Just got over phumonia and have flu now tonsils were removed 24yrs ago wondering the bumps I have are similar they change smaller insize some mornings?
I have white bumps on my tonsils I took a close picture with flash and it looks like tonsil stones but I'm not sure and I can feel bumps?
I have 4 days left on amoxicillan. It has been about 3 weeks since the intial fever but I still have bumps near my tonsils. Is that normal?
Unresolved tonsil: I'm sorry that you still have a swollen tonsil however it is quite common after tonsillitis to continue to have swelling in the region. It may take as long as two or three months for the swelling in the enlargement to go down. It may never go down and if you have three attacks of tonsillitis in a six-month, the tonsils need to be removed. Finish your antibiotics. ...Read more
Can HIV symptoms start as late as 6 weeks. My tonsils are swollen and on my right tonsil looks like there is little bumps on them?
Have asymmetric tonsils I can only see 1 tonsil (which has bumps all over it) the 2 tonsil is hard to see I can only see red line (vein) on it.
See an ENT: Asymmetric tonsils may just be that one is infected or enlarged worse than the other. Or it might mean something is growing in it. You should see an ent. ...Read more
I have this little flesh color bump on my posterior pillar. Not hurt when but I have hypertrophic tonsils and it touches my tonsil when swallowing.
I was pretty sick last week and my gums started to swell and now I have bumps on the back of my tongue as well and my tonsils are still swollen?
Tongue and tonsils: There Re normally bumps on the back of your tongue. They are part of the immune system to help fight infections. If you have been sick and your nutrition and brushing and flossing habits have been a bit lax then you can see redness in your gums. So brush, floss to keep your mouth healthy and follow up with your primary care if you are still sick or donor recover quickly. ...Read more
Swollen tongue with smooth ridges around tip/side of tongue, red small bumps all the way on back of tongue & both tonsils are swollen big? No pain
Normal variant: Tongue shape and color can change constantly throughout day based on your stress level diet activity etc according to traditional Chinese Medicine. You may have eaten something that causes inflammation and if you aren't having shortness of breath or pain I would watch it. ...Read more
6 months now I have bumps on my bikini area they don't hurt and are small. Just recently I have swollen tonsils and a cough for a month related or not?
Not likely: I doubt that bikini lines bumps would be related to the other symptoms you mention. Schedule a visit for an exam. ...Read more