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

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
22 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 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
41 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 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
48 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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Enlarged tonsil: This may be tendonitis despite lack of sore throat. The jaw pain may be referred from tonsillar inflammation. Evaluation by your physician, oral surge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Immediate treatment: including strep cultures and aggressive antibiotic therapy. ENT exam for probable need for tonsillectomy.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Incomplete treatment: I am assuming that the symptoms resolved after doing the antibiotics and then returned.Either incomplete treatment or new infection.However,sometimes ... Read More

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