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What are the red tissues in upper throat that cause pain and voice change also ?

I have red tissuess in upper throat for more than 5 years. I mostly affected by tonsil infection, sinius and pharyngitis . Last time when I saw my GP I asked him about my tissues appear in my throat and he told me it seems viral infection. My voice sometimes change. Sometimes I find it painful in red tissues appeared in my throat. Sometimes they become small but sometimes the size is changed with tonsil infection or sinus . What the reason of those red tissues? What is it?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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Hi, these red tissues are lymphoid follicles and these are normal part of throat. These get enlarged in acute infections and then goes down in size. This is normal and you need not worry about this. In case this poses problems like foreign body sensation, these can be cauterized. Otherwise use of antiseptic gargle helps Regards
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