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I have a lump behind my tonsil I’m concerned about - it

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Hi, I have a lump behind my tonsil I’m concerned about - it looks very much like tonsil tissue but just slightly delegate from tonsil.
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: Soft and I noticed it 2 days ago
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: i have just had a veal throat infection
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
File attached (V1GT5V5)

Do you have a sore throat, a temperature or ear pain?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I’ve had a sore throat, but temperature and no ear ache. I have had a stiff neck and swollen glands.

This is a viral infection causing your symptoms.

You will need to take paracetamol, fluids, rest, vitamin C and gargle with warm salt water.

Symptoms can last for up to 3 weeks.

I hope this helps

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
That’s great thank you. I assume the lump is just my tonsil reacting?

Yes I believe so

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Thank you and I wish you the best of health - stay safe!

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