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Why Are My Tonsils Numb
I got my tonsils out on wensday and since then i can't tast food and my tounge feels like its numb. Like when u burn it from drinking something hot?
Tonsil feels numb, I have tonsil stones I pick out, also post nasal drip that won't go away. Why does my one tonsil feel this way? Serious? I'm 18
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip can come from allergies or sinus problems, and bacterial growth causes the "stones" (soft cheesy material) sometimes seen on the tonsils. It is not good to try to remove the stones; you risk infection by injuring the surrounding area, & without addressing post-nasal drip, they will return. Your doc can help find cause of the drip, and guide treatment based on cause. ...Read more
My MRIs yesterday showed cerebellar tonsils hanging down 5 mm. I had the MRIs because I've been having right facial numbness, usually upon standing after sitting for at least 30 minutes. My follow up with the neurologist is not until July 2nd. Im very ner
Had septoplasty splints taken out today and now my tonsils feel very numb. What could be the cause? It's very uncomfortable to swallow. Is it serious?
Very common: This sounds as if the splits may have put pressure on that area but it does not sound serious. It should resolve. If it gets worse or if it does not improve in 48-72 hours, contact you physician ...Read more
I have a red bump that looks like a pimple on my left tonsil and it hurts to swallow only on my left side. I've been eating ice cubes to numb it too?
Throat: Please have your primary doctor refer you to " Ears, Nose, and Throat". They will take good care. ...Read more
Right side of my throat feels numb, I have had an enlarged lymph node for years, doc said it's nothing. Tonsil stones too. Help. ?
No Tonsil stones.: If you have unchanged Enlarged LN for many years and have been under surveillance by a doctor; good that it is nothing. Could be realed to Acne &cancer sore. Was it ever biopsied? I don't know the reason for Throat numbness: Try Gargle with salt and warm water. Vit C and Advil (ibuprofen). If you have increased size of the LN, Pain, Fever, Cough and/or persistent numbness- you will have to be examined by MD ...Read more