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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can i wait 2 months to get my tonsils and thyroid checked?

Can i wait 2 months to get my tonsils and thyroid checked?

It depends: Obviously, it depends on what, if anything, is wrong with them. It's a question that can't be answered over the internet without a lot more information. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my tonsil and found out I have a 9mm nodule on my thyroid on the same side. Could they be related?

Tonsil spot: If there is no soreness in your throat, the spot is most likely a tonsil stone or a small mucocele, both benign issues. It would not be related at all to a thyroid nodule. ...Read more

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I have tonsils also with high thyriod hormon is it safe for sugical removal of thyroid ?

I have tonsils also with high thyriod hormon is it safe for sugical removal of thyroid ?

Thyroid: Surgical removal of the thyroid gland is safe but there are other options for treatment of a high thyroid hormone level. One is radio-active treatment of the thyroid and another is the drug methimazole. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can a doctor feel in your throat. Can he feel your thyroid and tonsils etc..

What can a doctor feel in your throat. Can he feel your thyroid and tonsils etc..

Thyroid, nodes: When doctors check your neck we can feel an enlarged thyroid or thyroid nodules. We can also feel enlarged lymph nodes if you have them. We usually look at tonsils instead of feel them. ...Read more

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My right tonsil is swollen with white patch, oropharyngeal dysphagia, and swollen thyroids, scared of cancer, what else coudl this be?

My right tonsil is swollen with white patch, oropharyngeal dysphagia, and swollen thyroids, scared of cancer, what else coudl this be?

Infection?: Most likely cause of swollen tonsils is an infection- tonsillitis. Unlikely tonsillar cancer. Best to go see your primary care and let them determine if you need a referral to an otolaryngologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Right tonsil -swollen on&off. No pain.Right ear-bothers me Thyroid gland in the front on the right side becomes slightly swollen. Had mono in the past?

Right tonsil -swollen on&off. No pain.Right ear-bothers me Thyroid gland in the front on the right side becomes slightly swollen. Had mono in the past?

See Your Doctor Now: Your symptoms suggest possible upper respiratory infection: is caused by numerous viruses & swollen glands are common however true thyroid swelling is not a feature. Mono virus is universal, many people contract it without symptoms; long-term aftermath unlikely with normal immune function. Any suspected thyroid enlargement must be evaluated. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell thyroid pain from tonsil or throat pain? Also, can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues?

How to tell thyroid pain from tonsil or throat pain? Also, can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues?

Throat pain thyroid: 22 M asks; 1. if thyroid pain from tonsils or throat pain. 2. can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues. ANS: 1 thyroid pain not likely form either. Have your Dr. examine you.2. Not likely but talk to your Dr.The stress of starvation will lower thyroid. ...Read more

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Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

More info needed: Why are you taking Moxifloxacin? If you have tonsilitis, that would not be the first medication I would give. Also, how long has this been? Do you have fever? Neck swelling ? How do your tonsils look? Have you ever had EBV mononucleosis (also known as the kissing disease) ? Any sick contacts? ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my right tonsil and my also said the right side of my neck looks swollen . what could this indicate?

I have a white spot on my right tonsil and my also said the right side of my neck looks swollen . what could this indicate?

Tonsillitis: White spots on the tonsils particularly when associated with symptoms (sore throat, fever) suggest acute tonsillitis. The lymph gland on the same side also gets inflamed and gets larger and becomes tender. Tonsillitis needs evaluation and its bacterial needs therapy with antibiotics ...Read more

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My right tonsil is swollen and has a puss pocket like thing near it and the right side of the back of my neck is also swollen why?

My right tonsil is swollen and has a puss pocket like thing near it and the right side of the back of my neck is also swollen why?

Infection: From your description it sounds like you have a right tonsillar infection with an area that is plugged with a tonsilith. The swelling in the back of your neck is likely reactive lymphadenopathy. Check with your doctor, you may need an antibiotic. In the meantime keep your mouth clean and gargle with an antiseptic or a salt solution. ...Read more

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I touched the top of my right tonsil. pain spread throughout my neck and head. when i touch other parts of the tonsil it doesnt hurt. is this normal?

I touched the top of my right tonsil. pain spread throughout my neck and head. when i touch other parts of the tonsil it doesnt hurt. is this normal?

Not normal: It's not normal to reach into your mouth to check the effect of touching various parts of your tonsil. It reflects anxiety. But the pain itself, if present only upon such touch, is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Where are my tonsils located on my neck ?

Where are my tonsils located on my neck ?

In the throat: The tonsils that most people think of are located in either side of the throat. There are also lingual tonsils that are located at the very back of the tongue. ...Read more

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What's the reason of tonsil in neck?Primary method to prevent?

What's the reason of tonsil in neck?Primary method to prevent?

Tonsil: Aggregate of lymphoid tissue in throat. Beyond that do not understand what you asking. Avoid development or infection. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more