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Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

Hello, i have one swollen tonsil on the right side, no pain, no white spots, no difficulty swallowing just a bit discomfort in my right ear.cough & co?

U Described symptoms: You have described your symptoms. Do you have a question? If you are looking for a diagnosis, then you should use HealthTap Prime or talk to your primary physicians, as there are many conditions which cause swollen tonsils & plugged ears. Strep throat, scarlet fever, tonsillitis, lymphoma, & viral infections are some of the causes. More info & space for communication is needed for good diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez
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I went to the doctor tested negative for strep. but i have white spots but no pain it's a little difficult to swallow well uncomfortable. std?

I went to the doctor tested negative for strep. but i have white spots but no pain it's a little difficult to swallow well uncomfortable. std?

Exudate: White patches or spots on the tonsils can be caused by a number of different infections, most of which are viral and not necessarily sexually transmitted. A comprehensive throat culture can help detect which type of infection you have. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes under jaw, difficulty swallowing, painful itchy swollen gums, whites sores all over tongue & cheeks, headaches, loss of appetite?

Swollen lymph nodes under jaw, difficulty swallowing, painful itchy swollen gums, whites sores all over tongue  & cheeks, headaches, loss of appetite?

Take Vitamin-C: It may be a viral illness in which case it will settle down in one week to 10 days. Vitamin c can be helpful if you take 500mg daily for 2 weeks. If it does not go away in two weeks then you need to go see your doctor and get your blood count checked(cbc). ...Read more

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White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?

White  spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when i bit my cheek?

Unfortunately: These types of situations require a one on one clincial exam for a diagnosis and proper treatment. Merely listing some possibilities will be of no service to you. Schedule an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read more

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If u have swollen cheek redline on ur top gum wiv couple white spots@hot sorness on palate sameside havin biopsy wed ? Codeine hlps a little help ?

If u have swollen cheek redline on ur top gum wiv couple white spots@hot sorness on palate sameside havin biopsy wed ? Codeine hlps a little help ?

What is your questio: You apparently are handling this well with a biopsy. It may be an infection from one of yur teeth. Have a dentist take x-rays of this area to determine if a tooth is the cause. ...Read more

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I have one white with black in the middle spot on my throat. I experience some difficulty swallowing. What could this be?

I have one white with black in the middle spot on my throat. I experience some difficulty swallowing. What could this be?

Hard to say: As with any odd physical change with symptoms it's best to have an MD take a look. Gargle with warm salt water. Sleep with a humidifier to keep tissue hydrated. If smoking - please stop as that can cause tissue color changes and irritation. http://symptoms.rightdiagnosis.com/cosymptoms/mouth-lesions/throat-infection.htm ...Read more

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My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.

My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.

Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache. Am i okay?

My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache. Am i okay?

Acute Pericoronitis: Pericoronitis is inflammation of the tissues overlying or associated with the crown of a tooth, one of the more common problems associated with wisdom teeth. Difficulty in swallowing can be a very serious problem that needs to be evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and it hurts to swallow but i do not have a fever or white spots on my throat. i had this problem for about 2 days now. ?

I have a sore throat and it hurts to swallow but i do not have a fever or white spots on my throat. i had this problem for about 2 days now. ?

Good news: and bad. the features you mention (along with no big lymph nodes) makes strep throat unlikely. Unfortuantely this does NOT mean you don't have one of many other infections. Exam and looking for gunk down the back of the throat or behind the ears is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. John Comisi
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Difficulty Swallowing (Definition)

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