Bumps In Tonsil

The presence of bumps and lumps on the tonsils is characteristic of cobblestone throat. These bumps result from the enlargement of lymphatic tissue present at the back of the tonsils. The common causes include postnasal drip, allergies, airway infection, and acid reflux.

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What can cause a small round bubble behind the right tonsil?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 33 years old and in good health. I have recently noticed a small round bubble behind my right tonsil. It has been there for about a month now. I have had quite a bit of nasal drainage, and slight periodic sore throat, some ear pressure that is minor on the same side of the affected...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is anything dangerous from the picture you sent (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Mostly it is a superficial infection, according to your complaint. Do you have reflux in the form of a burning sensation in your chest or your stomach? Do yo...  Read Full »

What are these skin-colored bumps on my tonsil?

Query: Hi doctor, There is a skin-colored bump on the arch in front of my tonsil. There seem to be others on the other side of my mouth, but this one is inflamed. I also have acid reflux and a lot of post nasal drips over the past few months. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a skin-colored bump on the arch in front of your tonsil and another inflamed bump on your other tonsil. According to the pictures that are provided here (...  Read Full »

Why am I suffering from chills, reddish bumps on the throat, and ear pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have thirst and reddishness with small bumps in the throat (at the back of the throat) and a small sort of ear pain. I feel like something is caught in throat. I had consulted a gastro doctor, and he examined it using endoscopy everything was fine. The throat reddishness and small bump...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, it seems you are suffering from chronic granular pharyngitis. Chronic granular pharyngitis alters the mucous membrane of the pharynx. They are aggravated by acid reflux, allergens, a viral and bacterial infection. For now, as you are having p...  Read Full »

What causes a lump in tonsils with swallowing difficulty?

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a lump under my left tonsil. I wanted to know what it is.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). That is a part of the tonsillar tissue. The tonsils are not uniform structures, and they have crypts and follicles in them. What you see is just an extension of the tonsil on the left...  Read Full »

Please suggest medications for bumps on tonsils.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bumps on tonsils. I am currently on Crestor 20 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Laxmi Narasimha G Yadav

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any acidity problems? And the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) itself is indicating tonsillar hypertrophy grade 2-3 and edematous uvula. Do you consume cold beverages often? Do you have allergic symptoms in the nose? What are yo...  Read Full »

What does an enlarged lump in tonsils with fever suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, Three weeks ago, I noticed my left tonsil seems slightly enlarged and I have a lump with white head right behind it. A little background for the past six months, I have been experiencing daily low fevers and severe night sweats which are undiagnosed. My PCP told me it was just a tonsi...  Read Full »


Dr. Syed Tehmid

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right it is not a tonsillolith, it is a tonsillar cyst. Indeed, it is nothing to worry about and such a small may not even need any treatment. Furthermore, your tonsils are not that grossly enlarged or even congested to give you the spikes of fever. Low-grade...  Read Full »

I have bumps on the back of tongue and throat. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, 21 years old, female. Today I noticed some bumps on the back of my tongue and another bump I noticed at the back of my throat. I have no idea how long this has been going on for as it does not cause me any pain. I had my last dental check-up about 6 months ago so I know it has develop...  Read Full »


Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. I have seen the picture you have attached along with the complaint (attachment removed to protect patient identity).Unfortunately the picture of your tongue swelling could not be downloaded but I saw the picture of the back of your tongue. 2. That tiny little port...  Read Full »

What are the flesh-colored bumps on my tonsil?

Query: Hi doctor, I have two yellowish tint flesh colored bumps are connected on my tonsil. They form an alphabet "B" if you look at the side of them. They do not hurt and it is smooth with no irritation. I have had allergies and stuffiness for months now. I am really scared of HPV. I am a hypochondriac. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the details you have given me your throat seems to be normal. The tonsils are seen very clearly in the picture you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you have any other complaint anywhere else? HPV - human papilloma virus generally form papill...  Read Full »

Why does my Adam's apple hurt on touch?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male with a history of some tonsil problem. About seven years ago, I had both a peritonsillar abscess and mononucleosis around the same time. After that, I began seeing an ENT for some fatigue and for lymph nodes on my neck that were both large and painless. After a...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please send me pictures of your throat and of the prescription of the surgery done before? I feel you have recurrent follicular tonsillitis, and you got peritonsillar abscess for the same reason. Chronic throat infection also causes lymph node enlargement, which ...  Read Full »

Swollen tonsils are making me gag. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I possibly had mono five months ago. I did not get it confirmed with a test though. I felt better in two months. However, I was stressed a few weeks ago as I got a lump going from my uvula to my tonsil on one side of my mouth. I initially thought it was an allergy and left it...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a throat infection. It is tonsillitis with granular pharyngitis.The tonsils, as well as the lymphoid tissues of the posterior pharyngeal wall, are enlarged and infected. I suggest the following: A course of antibiotics like Amoxyclav 1 g (a combination of Am...  Read Full »

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