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Can tonsillitis cause bleeding tonsils occasionally

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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Yes: In acute tonsillitis, bleeding is more common with streptococcal ("strep") infection. Antibiotics are the standard treatment. In chronic tonsillitis... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Bleeding tonsil: Bleeding from your tonsil is a very good reason to go to a&e for immediate evaluation and management.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Severe: Tonsillitis can give those symptoms. He could have an abscess also hope he saw his own doctor he should be rechecked
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 16 years experience
Watchful waiting.: If you don't have a fever, don't have enlarged lymph nodes on the side of the neck, and you're otherwise feeling okay, you can probably wait a few day... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes and no: Tonsillitis is an inflammation of tonsils and certainly can be triggered by tonsil stones. If they cause discomfort, pl see an ENT for proper advice o... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Enlarged tonsil : More information is needed. One enlarged tonsil could mean that there is an abscess, but that usually causes a fever and change in voice. Small white ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Tonsillitis can cause vomiting- strep throat can as well. Migth be best to have hm seen.
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
No: It is common for patients to ascribe symptoms which occur after an event to that event simply because they are temporally related. That does not make... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
A Verified Doctoranswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones can cause bad breath. But they are not typically caused by dairy products. The white spots may be from a strep infection. If you ha... Read More
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