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Difficulty in swallowing, skin tag on the tonsil. What is the treatment?

Hi Im 26,5 2 and yesterday all of a sudden, I felot like I had food just caught in my throat because every time I swallowed..it just felt like something was caught. Then when I looked in the back of my throat, I noticed something was on my right tonsil ...it looks like a skin tag on my tonsil. What is it? Is it bad? And what is the treatment?
Sat, 4 Aug 2012
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Hi, Lizard,
Thanks for query,
It seems that you might be having Acute follicular tonsillitis.
The thing you saw might be pocket of pus on the tonsil.
Do salt water gaegling.
After consulting oyur doctor go for antibiotic medicine.
Ok and bye.
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