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A 20-year-old female asked:

Does having one or both tonsils swollen always means there's an infection? what if one of them just remains swollen but there's no other synthoms?

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Dr. Saul Hymes
pediatrics - Infectious Disease 17 years experience
May not be a problem: If there are no other symptoms, big tonsils by thmselves don't necessarily mean anything.
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