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Chronic Swollen Tonsil

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I know this may sound crazy but I need some answers. I have one tonsil that stays larger than the other. My tonsils are very cryptic..I get the tonsil stones all the time. My question is... Would a blood test determine if I have tonsil cancer? I know alot of cancers are detected with the white and red blood cell count.. All that was ok with me. I have been to a oral surgeon, two diffrent ents and they have said everything is fine. I just dont understand the swollen tonsil with no pain. I also have a throat spasm that scares the hell out of me.. I have not asked for a biopsy because I figured they would tell me if I needed one. I have had a endoscopy done and everything there was fine. Yall let me know what yall think. I am a 26yr male.


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replied July 18th, 2006
Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders Answer A1227
If you did have tonsil cancer you wouldn’t be able to write me this letter, believe me! Your blood tests results could determine and diagnose abnormalities and would have to be very bad to indicate cancer. It seems that you are experiencing hypertrophy of the one tonsil that is either congenital or has occurred as a result of chronic inflammation. There is nothing to be worried about. I recommend you to put the thought of “cancer” out of your mind and focus on stabilizing a psycho-emotional connection with the help of a mental health professional.
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