Thank you for contacting us. I’m sorry to hear that you are struggling with that lump in your throat.
There are too many things that can cause lumps on the throat for us to be able to diagnose it. You correctly pointed a few of them: bacterial growth could cause and abscess and those spots on the back of the throat near the tonsils could be tonsillitis.
We believe the best course of action is to ask your parents if they can get an appointment with your General Practitioner (GP) so that he can better examine the lump that you have on your throat.
Mean while, carry on doing what you were doing! Drink plenty of fluids, make sure you are washing your teeth after meals and gargle with warm salty water to help relieve the soreness.
Well done for looking for information!
Answered by the Health at Hand nurses
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