A 22-year-old female asked:
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can you live with an enlarged right tonsil or tonsilar gland enlarged. no pain or not hard to swallow. don't get strep often. y would it stay big?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Just does: Sometimes tonsils that swell up from infection stay swollen even after infection has gone away. Nothing to worry about - it just is!
Answered on Jul 14, 2014
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