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Hello,I am Dr. Aren and I will help with your query.The most common cause of the problem you reportedly had would be tonsillitis with para-nasal sinusitis with post nasal drip.The drip of white mucoid discharge which may be blood tinged from the infected sinuses appears in the pharynx.The bacterial infection of the sinuses and tonsils with staph will lead to such a condition with pain and fever.The sinusitis will also cause the blockage of the eustachian tubes leading to a sensation of blocked ears.I suggest you ask your PCP to treat you for the sinusitis and blocked ear with appropriate antibiotics ,NSAIDs and decongestants along with steam inhalations.
That would make it chronic tonsillitis with deep seated follicular infection,in that case it would be prudent to go in for a tonsillectomy after a course of antibiotics to settle the infection. That will remove a focus of chronic infection from the body.
The biopsy of the tonsil should be an excision biopsy ,done after the removal of the tonsils.