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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?

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

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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?  

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

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What are these bumps on back of tounge by tonsils?

What are these bumps on back of tounge by tonsils?

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

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How come I have a bump in my throat after tonsils out?

How come I have a bump in my throat after tonsils out?

Scar: This could be postsurgical scar tissue or some residual tonsillar tissue not fully removed during your tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What could these white, patchy bumps on my swollen tonsils be?

What could these white, patchy bumps on my swollen tonsils be?

Infection: Many infections of the tonsils cause formation of exudate or white patchy material on the tonsils. The problem is that the type of infection causing this can be viral, bacterial or yeast, all of which require different therapy. Need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are there white bumps on my tonsils, but I have cold symptoms?

I'm wondering why are there white bumps on my tonsils, but I have cold symptoms?

Tonsillitis: You may have acute tonsillitis causing the white spots, or occasionally people may have mononucleosis causing the white on your tonsils. With a sore throat, it could be either. ...Read more

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I have red bumps and enlarged tonsils, why?

I have red bumps and enlarged tonsils, why?

Tonsillitis: That sounds like tonsillitis - did you have a specific question? ...Read more

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My boyfriend has yellow bumps on his tonsils and his tonsils are swollen I need help finding out what it is?

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

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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

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The soreness went away in my throat but now have white bumps on my tonsils. What is this?

The soreness went away in my throat but now have white bumps on my tonsils. What is this?

Tonsilliths: Those white concretions in your tonsil are bacterial colonies that are common in young adults. Your sore throat may have brought your attention to them. See ent. ...Read more

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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?

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?

STD: Go? Yes, go see your doctor and practice safe sex. If you are having these symptoms and you obviously know something is wrong and it is probably related to the unprotected sex, then why have you not seen a doctor? What are you expecting an online doctor to do? ...Read more

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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

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

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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 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?

Cryptic tonsills: They are called tonsiliths the term for stones in the crypts of normal tonsils, they can be a source of chronic infection and produce bad breath (hallitosis) Please consult with your primary to see if you need to have a removal of tonsills (tonsillectomy) ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Sounds like: Pharyngits; however, there must be a reason you are concerned about HIV. Unprotected sex, IV drugs, multiple unprotected sexual parners, previous STD history? If you are worried please get screen for ALL STDs- including hepatitis B and C. Condoms are a simple safeguard. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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

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Just a week before I had an tonsils surgery. And I am following its treatment and medicines....i got small white bumps on the foreskin and head of my?

Just a week before I had an tonsils surgery. And I am following its treatment and medicines....i got small white bumps on the foreskin and head of my?

? yeast: If you were on a lot of antibiotics recently, a yeast infection is most likely. Clean under the foreskin well and use one of the anti-yeast creams like mycolog or tinactin ...Read more