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tonsils larger on one side than the other would not be causing your pain in your left neck.
viral infections or allergies can cause tonsils to swell up on one side compared to the other.
what your doctor should be ordering is an MRI scan of your cervical spine to better look at the nerves and disks of your neck spine which can be causing pain.
unfortunately, a CT scan of the neck soft tissue doesn't seen nerves or disks between vertebral bodies in your spine very well.
do you have any metal in your body like a pacemaker? this can keep you from being able to have an MRI scan.
have you had an MRI scan before?
what diagnosis code are you talking about?
your doctor can look inside of your mouth to look at your tonsils
I bet you doctors will not see cancer in your tonisls.
I am a cancer doctor
CT scans don't really see the soft tissue in the tonsils and back of the mouth very well
what can look like big asymmetry may just be due to normal variations in anatomy or how you were laying or swallowing during a CT scan
your doctor can very easily just look in your throat to know if you have a tonsil cancer or mass. I bet that you don't have one
get a neck cervical spine MRI scan to look for the cause of your neck pain.