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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
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
36 years experience Internal Medicine
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
13 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
35 years experience Dentistry
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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