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Monday, September 22, 2014
Does a White/Yellowish Bump in the Tonsil Indicate any Oral Diseases?
I have a white/yellowish bump on my left tonsil, and I am worried I may have cancer.
Any type of spot or abnormal looking changes (granulation or ulceration) in the tonsillary region for more than a week should be evaluated and possibly biopsied by an ENT. So my recommendation is going to be get an appointment of ENT if it is persisting.
Enver Ozer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University