It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Ear, Nose & Throat Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-01-2012, 08:34 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 1
Phoebempls83 HB User
Unhappy Lump on tonsil

For the last five days I've had swollen glands, a sore throat, headache, coughing up mucus, and difficulty swallowing. I attributed all of these symptoms to the severe canker sores I have on my gums. I get them every once in a while and every once in a great while, they are severe. However, they have never caused a sore throat before. Last night while feeling pretty crappy and my sore throat continuing, I decide to look at my throat. I noticed a strange lump on my tonsil that I had never seen before.

After seeing that, I decided to see a doctor. I couldn't get into my regular doctor because she is booked so I went to urgent care. The doctor there told me that all my symptoms were caused by my canker sores and my lump on my tonsil was normal... I can't help but disagree when I look at the back of my throat. Is it possible to have a NORMAL lump on your tonsil? It looks kind of white but mostly just like throat skin... they also did a strep test that was negative. Any insight?? I think I may get a second opinion but thought I'd try a board first.

Thanks!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2012, 07:33 PM   #2
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: California
Posts: 1
sheduntno HB User
Re: Lump on tonsil

I am having the same issue. Salt water helps but I can't help but be freaked out by the lump. I don't have a lot if mucous...but I have some and my ears are bothering me a little . Have you had any answers ?

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



jenni9033 (30), Titchou (12), Jenmomof2 (11), mkgbrook (8), LisaMP (8), gcsjr (8), ladybud (8), choirgirl (7), palmtreegirl (6), buffalonygal (6)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1005), Apollo123 (905), Titchou (848), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:15 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!