Ear, Nose & Throat Community
Causes of swollen tonsil no pain
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Causes of swollen tonsil no pain

Hi,
I have had a swollen tonsil for a few weeks now (I didn't notice it until after I had a two day sore throat).  The tonsil does not hurt at all and the swelling seems to be part of the tonsil.  When I look at it with a light the skin looks like the same as the other tonsil which is normal.  However, when I push my tongue down I can see large white spots that are painless, where the tonsil connects to the base of the throat. When I push on the spots no puss or anything is produced.
I had my dental exam 6 weeks ago.  If I had had this then would the dentist probably have noticed it?
I have no other symptoms.
Is this normally how tonsil cancer looks (like the tonsil is just larger than normal)?
Also, if this is my only symptom so far, would it probably be early stages?
Are there any other possibilities for this?
Thank you for any help.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Ear, Nose, Throat Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
209987_tn?1334790318
Blank
tschock
AB
6423135_tn?1381947504
Blank
zombie_pikacha