by weezie888 on Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:00 AM
I went to a dentist who sent me to an oral surgeon for a swollen mass in my jaw. The oral surgeon said it was swollen glands and sent me to my GP. My GP ordered a CT scan. The scan showed a suspicioius mass and that I had inflammed tonsils. I was then sent to ENT doctor. The ent doctor was rude and abrasive. He said the jaw mass was a swollen mandible and it is quite common. He used a light to see down into my throat and said it was inflammed tonsils. I had my tonsils removed at age 14. I tried to question him about the CT scan results and he wouldn't discuss it. He said his opinion was that it was nothing and I should leave now.
I know tonsils can grow back, but why would they be inflammed? I have had a year ache for over 6 years and have had the mouth mass for 2 years. My GP was concerned enough to send me to the ENT, but ENT made me feel as if I am crazy. Anyone else been thru this???
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