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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Diagnosis of lingual tonsillitis

Premium Questions

Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Hi I have had a bad cold and flu but feeling much better except the back of my tongue hurts. I have had a really bad cough but has calmed down for the past few days. Could my cough have caused my tongue to be sore View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Prahlad Duggal MD

I have swollen palatine and lingual tonsils and behind both of my palatine tonsils there is a dark area (purplish). I recently passed an oral cancer screening at my dentist and i am a smokeless tobacco... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prahlad Duggal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.    Muhammad Ahmad MD

I was in major pain every time I swallowed and my ENT checked with a camera and said I have lingual tonsilitis and a infected vallecular cyst , five days ago. He gave me a shot of antibiotics and put me ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Ahmad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Satvinder Bakshi MD

I've had swollen lingual tonsils for over a month - some difficulty with swallowing pills or dry foods as they get stuck in my throat. Went to ENT who scoped and showed me how swollen the tonsils were ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Satvinder Bakshi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.   Rajkishori Godhi MD

Hi, I always feel a little pain at the back of my mouth,towards the left,which makes me feel as if my tongue is paining,I went to an ENT specialist and he inserted a camera from my nose till the end to check whats... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajkishori Godhi ( ENT Specialist)

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Dr.   Viraj Ravin Shah MD

of same meds. My ent put me on nystatin and a saline rinse. He diagnosed me with lingual tonsillitis . I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Viraj Ravin Shah ( Dentist)
Dr.     Rohit S Menon MD

On jul 18 I had two impacted wisdom too th removal on left side aftr that at I started using my right side of tongue to eat food..after 3 days it the lingual tonsil toungue region slightly inflammed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohit S Menon ( Dentist)
Dr.   Viraj Ravin Shah MD

Hello have you treated lingual tonsil problems? Both enlarged , 5 days in hospital 3 week ago on clindamcin 900mg for 4 weeks now and back on prednisolone again may have mass at base of tongue. Started mid ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Viraj Ravin Shah ( Dentist)
Dr. Prahlad Duggal MD

Removed my tonsil glands 14 years back and now tonsil glands are seems to be come back. I can see some white patches over the glands and also my lingual tonsils are swollen. I am taking... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prahlad Duggal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Hi - I am a 45yo female - I have had a swollen left lingual tonsil, including base of tongue for about 9 months now - verified by 2 CT scans, 7 months apart... after the first scan, an ENT said to have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Red bumps on the back of the tongue are the lymph nodules, they are normal. Nothing to worry. They are called lingual tonsils.

Dr. Deepak S Jois MD

Thanks for asking in healthcaremagic forum I think you have not seen your tongue. Those are lingual tonsils on the tongue which are normal. All the best.

Dr. Praveen G MD

Hello These bumps on the back of the tongue is most probably enlarged lingual tonsils. These are normally present.But gets enlarged after infections. So no need to worry. Thank you