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Sharp piece of food went down my throat now I have sore throat right tonsil is swollen

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Enlarged tonsil: Hello Debbie, I would recommend an evaluation by your healthcare provider. If you have a tonsillar infection that keeps coming back it may be time t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD.: Sounds like unilateral tonsillitis. See MD. Likely antibiotics. Perhaps referral to ENT doc.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: And have your throat cultured or run a rapid strep screen. If this is bacterial (commonly grp a strep) then it can be treated with antibiotics, but w ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am glad to see: That you don't smoke. It is not likely that this is cancer. You can have your physician evaluate to try to determine what this lesion is. Take care.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Duration?: If new, you may have a URI. If enlarged tonsil persists beyond 2 weeks, see ENT doc.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leah Alexander
23 years experience Pediatrics
Throat infection: The symptoms that you have described sound like your tonsil could be infected. Although an infection could be caused by a virus, it may be due to a b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
?calcium deposits: try gargling with salt water.if you have a post-nasal drip take an anti-histaminic.have a dr check it for tonsillolliths-calcium deposits.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow up with your: Dr or ENT and be sure strep throat was ruled out. Discuss with them if tonsillectomy is an option. Take care!

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