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Tiny white lump on my tonsil. Is it infected?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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