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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
Check with a doctor : I need more history to help distinguish between fungal and allergic reaction to medicine. Can connect to healthtap as a patient ot with a local doctor ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Size: doesn't always matter: you were probably born this way and it it not uncommon to have different sized tonsils as long as you don't have symtoms.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Yes: But see an ent to fully check it out. Depending on the exam you may be advised to have it removed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
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31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Various: Symptoms could include pain, difficulty swallowing, snoring, possibly even episodes of apnea (stopping breathing), or perhaps no symptoms.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Very few indication 1recurrent tonsillitis seven or more documented infections or 5 episodes a year for last two years, with document in medical reco ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Indications : This lists indications for a tonsillectomy: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/tonsillectomy/my00132/dsection=why-its-done.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Wait: Wait few days. If persist or develop other symptoms call your dr.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Nope: This is quite common. We are not symmetrical! In addition one tonsil may have been involved in reaction to infection on that side. Hope this is help ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsil white spot: This is most likely a tonsillar stone(not a real stone) formed by old left over debris in a tonsillar crypt. These ordinarily don't cause symptoms or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsil: Viral or allergy tel Motrin fluids If no resolution in 4 days get checked
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