I have one tonsil that is a lot larger than the other. Sore throat for 1 wk, mucus at back of throat, sore on side of big tonsil?

See doctor. See doctor for evaluation, tonsil swab for culture and treatment recommendations. Hydrogen peroxide gargles can be helpful to clean tonsils.

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Very sore throat hurts to swallow worst at night. Bumps on back wall w/ lots of mucus. 1 tonsil inflamed, both red. Snowed in&cant see dr what do I do?

Needs evaluation. I'm sorry to say but you need to get this seen by a doctor -since you don't want to neglect something like Strep throat. There might be clues -such as if anyone else in the household was diagnosed with Strep? Certainly a virus is possible, but without a throat culture and proper evaluation, you're guessing. For now, hot drinks, rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) for symptoms. I make a hot honey-lemon drink with ginger. Read more...

I've had a severe sore throat for 5 days now and have now noticed a large hole in one of my tonsils. The side with the hole hurts a lot more. Am I OK?

Pharyngitis. This sounds quite painful and you should see a doctor today. Infections of the throat can be severe, and you may have spotted a localized tonsillar infection/abscess that spontaneously drained-leaving the 'hole'. I think antibiotics would clear that up pretty quickly-but you need a diagnosis and proper treatment. Please go to a Casualty Room now or see your primary doc today. Hope you feel better. Read more...

I have a very sore throat. There is small white dots on the back of my throat and two larger ones on the left and right side. Andi don't have tonsils.

Encourage you to see. Your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. Read more...

Have a hard cough, white, not clear mucus, sore throat, mucus seems to be endless and at the back of throat. Took azithromycin, still same. No tonsils?

Infection, or not? The mucus can be post nasal drip from allergies or chronic sinusitis. If you have had those symptoms for a long time, consider seeing an ENT or allergist. If this is more recent, see your doctor again, for other treatment options. Try a saline nasal irrigation to aid with your mucus. Read more...
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I don't have a sore throat but I feel pain in the upper back part of the mouth. It hurts if I try to swallow any mucus. What's going on?

Mouth Pain. This could allergy or a viral infection. Probably best to have your PCP take a look at it. Read more...
Tonsillitis. Your symptoms are consistent with tonsillitis. In the usual progression of most upper respiratory tract infections that are invariably viral. if you have previously had strep throat infections a screening swab &culture should be done, . Rest, fluids, salt-water gargles &lozenges is worth to try. Read more...

Mucus dripping from back of nose. Keep spitting out of mouth. Itchy/sore throat radiating into ears... almost 2 weeks like this? Worse after speaking?

Post nasal drip. Your symptoms are consistent with post-nasal drip. You may try over the counter allergy pill such as benadryl, zyrtec or Allegra. Any of the generic formulations b may work as effectively. Try this first and see if your symptoms improve. Be sure to take consistently for a few days to really notice an effect. If you start having other symptoms then may need to try something else. Read more...