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Have swollen tonsil, have wisdom tooth. Should I be worried about tonsil cancer?

Have had my right tonsil swollen for 5 months now I work at a golf course and went to the doctors and my right nose was really red with post nasil drip and have a lot of tonsil stones on the right side that s lasted a few months so far I don t have swollen lymp nodes or anything and have a wisdom tooth that is almost all the way in on the same side. If I push from under my neck or move my head down to the right it feels like it hurts all title but the doctor said probably from tonsil stones. I also get a burning sensation when I burp and in the back of my head that tingles sometimes. Wondering of I should be worried about tonsil cancer I chew tobacco and both sides of my tounge are eroded but I m pretty sure that s from really sharp teeth there normal color and not read or white patches I m only 20 years old should I worry or wait to see what happens after the golf season is over I never had allergys till this year and been on 2 types of antibiotics for sinus that don t help it just came back
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query
I can feel your concern
yes tyou should concern dentition as it can worse en and pus spread behind the throat
Take oral antibiotics and antipyretics like ibuprefen ,drink plenty of water avoid oily foods and soft drinks .you should do gargles and take some green tea I recommend to have a proper clinical examination.
Hope it helps
Wishing a speedy recovery
Dr imran
Answered: Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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