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White Below Tonsil
Possible: Tonsil cancers can present as a non painful swelling in the neck. You might be able to see something on your tonsil as well. It could just be an infection or calicification. This type of cancer is rising in your age group due to it's association with hpv. Get checked out by an ear nose and throat specialist for an appropriate evaluation. ...Read more
Tonsillitus: This tonsillitis could be due to a respiratory tract virus, a strep infection, or be due to infectious mononucleosis. See your physician who will order the appropriate tests and any necessary treatment. In the meantime gargle with warm salt water and use soothing lozenges like cepestat or cepacol. ...Read more
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
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain 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 sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
Rule out fungus: The white patches could represent a fungal infection. If you have been on antibiotics, fungus infection may occur. The fact that the white patches are also in the back of the throat suggests some type of infectious disease. My advice is to see an ENT specialist for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Does wisdom tooth cause white patches in mouth, a hole like infection behind molar, red tonsils, slightly hurt side of tongue?
White spots on palatine tonsils, painful ear, swollen back of 1/2 my tongue (or lingual tonsil). Red spots on soft palate last week. In pain. What cou?
My mouth has a burning sensation in it, 4 red dots on soft palate, swollen left tonsil, sore throat- had sinus infection. Right tonsil normal, cancer?
No but: It's signs of massive infection in your throat and tonsils as well , you need meds, see a doctor right away.. ...Read more
Sometimes-not always: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...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?
Multiple Causes: There are several things that could be at play. There really isn't enough information to make an informed guess like how long have they been there, do they hurt, do you have a fever, and not to embarrass you but have you recently performed oral sex on a male partner - a frequent cause of trauma to that area. If it doesn't get better or go away in 3-4 days, you need to see a dentist. ...Read more
Most likely no: These yellowish whitish things are ver common in the tonsils. Debris forms in the tonsillar crypts and sometimes the tonsil forms a membrane that walls it off. This then appears as a lump. In general, these are nothing to worry about. If concerned, an ENT doctor will be able to quickly evaluate it and reassure you. ...Read more
Hello, I have a cold sore with white pus in corner of mouth. Temp: 101.7 , tongue 1 white spot and sore red throat. Tongue feels like burned tip.
Followup: active cold sores can be very uncomfortable. Intervening with a prescription may help shorten the duration of your symptoms significantly. ...Read more