A 27-year-old female asked:
Can i have chronic tonsillitis in one tonsil if i have deep crypts but no tonsil stones but have really bad breath and only 1 swollen tonsil?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Mayanswered
Dentistry 32 years experience
Yes, it is possible.: It is possible to have only one swollen tonsil, but it should not be so bug that it is blocking tour throat or airway. Just because there are no tonsil stones doesn't mean there is nothing wrong. If you haven't already, please go see an ENT to make sure there is nothing wrong.
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Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
It's possible: "...itis" means inflammation. Please see an ENT for a specialist's opinion. It woulda also be wise to see your Dentist about your bad breath. While your tonsils/adenoids/sinuses may be to blame, it may also be from faulty oral hygiene.
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Last updated Apr 19, 2019
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