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An_249823 posted:
I am trying to figure out what is behind the tonsils...it is a lumpy looking part that sits behind the tonsils. It is behing the uvula.
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
The only thing behind your tonsil is your posterior pharynx, and it can be lumpy-looking (this is called "cobblestoning"). The uvula is in the middle, at the back end of your palate, dangling down like a icicle.


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