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Fort Smith, Arkansas
A 31-year-old male asked:

Can a sinus infection cause red spots on tonsil? i have 2 red spots on left tonsil, no sore throat or swelling, just feels like a sinus infection.

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
No: The sinuses can not directly cause 2 red spots on the tonsil, but the 2 red spots on the tonsil could represent a viral infection that may be associated with acute sinusitis. See an ENT doctor to evaluate your problem.
Dr. Rosemary Pomponio
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probable viral infec: respiratory virus can cause various symptoms, combined with allergies. usually swollen red painful tonsils are reason for seeing doctor

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