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what are some causes of enlarged tonsils in adults?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Enlarged tonsils: Hello, enlarged tonsils in an adult may be normally enlarged or possibly due to a condition called lymphoma. It is important to see your doctor especially if your tonsils are asymmetric. That is if one is larger than the other.
Answered on Jun 2, 2019

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