Hello Kunal I am Dr Sharma ENT surgeon Tonsillitis refers to the inflammation of the tonsils. It can be because of a bacterial or a viral infection. Tonsild are lymphoid tissue which helps us against infections espacially in childhood. In response to infections, its size increase. I hope this answers your concern with regards ravinder Sharma
tonsil is first line of our body defence mechanism.the infection getting into our body through mouth is first stop by it. and in the process it get enlarge and become pain ful. then it needs aid from the medicine . that the process
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T and then the pus is seen.onsillitis is inflammation of the tonsil tissue at the junction between your tongue and throat.one may see it reddened and generally enlarged or with whitish specks of pus all over them or a membrane,but alwaays painful.With this one wil have fever,bodyaches,difficulty to swallow tender neck lymph nodes.caused by virus initially but may become secondarily infected by bacteria and then the pus is seen.
Is this tonsillitis ? It seems that I have some sort of a growth on my left tonsil. Yesterday it began to bulge but I ignored it, and now it seems to me that it s getting worse. It s strange to me that only one tonsil is affected. Do you know maybe what it is? Here is the picture. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/819/dsc04000d.jpg/
I am a 16 year old male, 5'9'' and 150lbs and for a week now i have woken up every morning by a fast heart rate, naseau, and diarreah. on two occasions it has made me vomit. i do not drink or do drugs, i do not drink alot of caffiene, and i have only had one surgery: my tonsils were removed a long time ago. please tell me what this is and how to cure it?
i had a tonsillectomy 4 months ago and am still in pain, and it always looks like there are ulcers in the back of my throat. I ended up in the ER initially with an abcess in my right tonsil and that side of my jaw and ear and throat are constantly hurting. The Dr. prescribed me some ativan to relax the muscle but i'm concerned about what appears to be constant ulcers in the tonsil beds
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Hi, this is my first time writing, I have a uncomfortableness in my throat. Its not sore, its not swollen, it doesnt hurt when I swallow, I do not have any other signs that it may be Lymphoma. I am 35 yrs old. I do smoke marijuana alot. I went to a friend who is a medical assistant and he checked my lymph nodes and I had all my blood work done. Everything he said came back normal except my blood pressure is high and my cholesterol is high. Sometimes it is more tight than other days...but no pain just discomfort. My friend assured me that I do not have Lymphoma. i also still have my tonsils, So i dont know what could be causing this. I also checked and I do not have any symptoms that lean towards cancer EXCEPT the tightness of my throat. What can it be? Thank you
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I have a small lump on my tonsil . It's pink, round and smooth. About the size of a pen tip. I believe it noticed it a few months ago but only recently got concerned now that it seems I can "feel" it. If I poke at it with a tooth pick, I can...