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Pinkish growth on the tonsil. Difficulty in swallowing, throat congestion. Opinion?

Small pink fleshy growth on right tonsil, discomfort on swallowing, feels like something stuck in throat.
I have a small, pink, fleshy looking growth, little bumpbs on my right tonsil . Just appeard overnight or just noticed it this morning. I feel no pain from it, just some discomfort when swallowing and a constant feeling that I have something stuck in my throat and uncomfortable swallowing my salivia.

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Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for writing to H.C.M. for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding pinkish small growth on tonsil of right side giving much discomfort t swallowing your own saliva. This development is sudden and develop in overnight.

By thinking about your complaints it appears as either one of the follicle of your tonsil gets infected and is bulging out as a fleshy growth or it may be polyp.

To treat it you should take conservative treatment first like-

(a) Antibiotic.

(b) Analgesic & anti inflammatory.

(c) Decongestant & mucolytic.

I hpe this conservative treatment will help you but even after this if your problem persists than consultation with ENT specialist will be necessary for examination and further treatment.

Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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