Tonsil Remnant

Old Bridge, NJ

#1 Oct 16, 2007
I had a tonsillectomy when I was about 5. Ever since then (or as long as I can remember) I've had what looks to be scar tissue or a tonsillar remnant towards the upper side of where my right tonsil was attached. It's this lumpy little thing that the doctor was confident was just a remnant; however, I was wondering if anyone else has had this. I've read somewhere that if it's a tonsillar remnant, it can cause some of the same allergy issues as the whole tonsil did.

Quebeck, TN

#2 Sep 18, 2011
I have a tonsil remnant too, and yes, it is problematic. Mine looks lumpy too.
dr idrees


#3 Jan 7, 2013
i had a patient at northwest general hospital pakistan when i was doing MOSHIP there,who had previous tonsilectomy and came with complaints like tonsillitis.we searched and found to be tonsillar remnant with peri tonsillar abcess.admitted for AgNO3 cautery.
dr tufail


#4 Jan 7, 2013
zo der ghat koni yama

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