Lump Or Bulge And Spots On Tonsils

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Swelling or enlargement of the tonsils can develop with tonsillitis or other throat infections. In some cases the tonsils may appear to be flecked with white spots. A lump or bulge elsewhere in the neck can be caused by enlarged lymph nodes or a thyroid gland problem. If you are concerned about a lump or bulge or any other symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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