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What causes tonsil tags

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal MD

I have found a skin tag type of thing in my throat on the left hand side next to the left tonsil . It isnt causing any pain and is the same pink colour as tonsils etc. What could it be?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

tag) on left tonsil, large bumps on side of tongue, and rear top of palate appears to have pus under ...I am a 30 yr old male and daily smoker. For the past month or so I have had swollen tonsils ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Satvinder Bakshi MD

I have one swollen tonsil , but it is not painful. All my blood work is normal, mono negative, etc. Could I still have tonsillar cancer? What else would cause this? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Satvinder Bakshi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Ivan Romic MD

Hi I really need advice I have had swollen tonsils for 4 months 4 lots of antibiotics then last lot did bring down tonsils but not the left one as there is a polyp on it, I will be having a operation ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Deepashree MD

my left tonsil has been swollen but pain free for over 2 years. I can feel it when I touch my neck, however it does not hurt at all. Is this cause for concern? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepashree ( ENT Specialist)

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any idea what`s tonsillitis? What causes it? ... View answer

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Dr. Ravinder Sharma MD

Hi folks, any idea what`s tonsillitis? What causes it? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravinder Sharma ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Priyanka Tiwari MD

after it went away it came back-or something did, not sure. I have had my tonsils out but had bad tonsil tags as a kid. I also have bad allergies, take shots now. Can you give me any advice on... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)
Dr.      Honey Arora MD

The upper pallet and back of my throat are yellowish in color with many red veins. I also have what I found are called tonsil stones lodged in the tonsil crypts. I keep good care of my teeth, brush ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr. Nirubhan Bharathy MD

Mt 2 year olds right tonsil has been enlarged for at least 2 weeks maybe more , as this is only ... her very back teeth are coming through could this be causing it? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nirubhan Bharathy ( Pediatrician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Qazi Ammara MD

Hi, Thanks for asking the query, Sore throat is most commonly caused by Bacterial and viral infections like cold, streptococcal infections, tonsillitis, allergies, gasterointestinal reflux disease...

Dr.  Naveen Kumar Nanjasetty MD

Hi Tonsillitis is the infection of the tonsils caused by a bacteria called Streptococcal pyogenes. Regards

Dr.  Prasad MD

Please provide more details to comment on the cause. Do you mean spot on the tonsil? Since when and do you have any other symptoms?