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Small lump on right tonsil, can't find a diagnosis

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 26, 2010
  • 10:49 AM

Okay so a couple of weeks ago i came down with the flu, like the runny blocked nose and the sore throat and what not. The flu has now pretty much passed except for the phlegm in my throat which is still hanging around. About a week ago I was looking in my throat and noticed that there was an unusual, very small lump on my right tonsil. The lump is oval shaped and is about half a centimeter in diameter. It does not cause any discomfort and I cannot feel it in my mouth at all. Its just there. I went to the doctor and he thinks I have a throat infection and that is why the lump is there. I was given antibiotics and Ive just about finished the pack but the lump has not changed. I cannot find a diagnosis for what this is. I still currently have a minor phlegmy throat, just enough that I have to clear it frequently and the lump is still there. I am 17 years old and have smoked at a couple of parties recently but that is it. Any ideas on what this could be?

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  • wow dude u just described the same thing i have been dealing with for a year. i had a throat infection that went away on its own, but then some time later i noticed a lump on right tonsil. it doesn't hurt nor does it bother me, i went to the doctor and he gave me azithromycin. i took the antibiotics for 5 days and at first i thought it was going away but it infact stayed the same. now its been over a year and its still there without any change in size or anything. i am thinking about going to an ENT just so i can figure this out, coz i come back to it time to time. i just wanna have this taken care of and over with.
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    • October 6, 2010
    • 04:03 AM
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  • unclear as to what is wrong with me.
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