A 17-year-old female asked:
My tonsils are swelling slightly day by day. i daily clean out tonsil stones gently with a toothpick. i now have a canker sore there. tonsillitis?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 59 years experience
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Swollen tonsils: Often mean infection of the tonsils or surrounding tissues. Toothpick not a good "tool" to use. Better to see an ENT for appropriate diagnosis to find out the cause, then appropriate treatment can be discussed.
122 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 22, 2019
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