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Villa Rica, GA
A 63-year-old female asked:

Dr for swollen red r tonsil white patch 7 days ago. strep neg. no longer sore runny eyes few red spots & white stone remain. swelling way down. dr.dx'd allergic tonsillitis. how long swelling last?

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Dr. Vijay Karia
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Tonsillitis: If you are under treatment for the tonsillitis and able to completely avoid the allergy trigger, the swelling should resolve in 10 to 14 days.
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