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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsil: Sounds like a bacterial infection, perhaps started in the sinus. You need meds.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible tonsillitis: If your tonsil has been inflamed and painful for some time, it may be the cause of your productive cough with blood. If it is not painful, you should ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen tonsil: Sometimes asymmetry of the tonsils(tonsillar pillars), position and muscle tone. 80%of the time it is benign but 20% of the time there could be mali ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Probably not but...: You really need to have an exam if you have been sick for 5 months.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See ENT MD: Get yourself to the specialist -- ENT MD - for thorough evaluation. 9 Months is way too long to ignore this type of presentation. May simply be chroni ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Unilateral lesions are more ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Smith
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil asymmerty: Asymmetric tonsils are not always a cause for concern. See an ENT specialist to further evaluate
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Have PCP look...: 39 y/o Female says My tonsil is swollen on one side and right next to it look like two white things hanging looks like two legs? What can this be. Not ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Probably viral: Does not sound like something dangerous. But safer to check with your doc to be sure.
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