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Lump remove a few years back

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 29, 2007
  • 04:29 PM


I had a lump that grew on my tonsil about 5 years ago. I had this removed (along with my tonsil) and a biospy done which came back ok.

Following the tonsillectomy I was admitted back into hospital twice because of haemoraging and eventually they stiched the area.

The reason for my post is that now I have the same pain as I felt when I had the lump and its on the same side. I am trying to see if I can see anything there but can't. My GP has said it was a throat infection and prescribed antibiotics which have done nothing, throat sweets do not help either and I know its not a sore throat as it is only on one side.

I am having to take pain killers as it hurts to swallow (on one side, like there is an obstruction) and has also started to affect my speech a little.

Is it possible that it is an infection of the scar tissue? Or should I press my GP to refer me due to my history?

P.S I was never informed of what it was before just told it was all ok and not to worry.

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  • Look, I don't want alarm You, but it might be a throat cyst, or possibly cysts, the best advice I could give is GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM! NOW GO GET AWAY FROM THE COMPUTER GET TO THE E.R. AND GET MORE THROAT SWEETS I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE BUT THEY SOUND GOOD TASTING
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 14, 2007
    • 05:55 AM
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