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A 27-year-old female asked:

My right tonsil is swollen no white spots but it looks like a bigger tonsil behind it dark colour neck glands/ear painful can't swallow without pain?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Seek medical care: This may be an infection such as a peritonsilar abscess. This is an infection typically of a unilateral tonsil which presents with one sided throat pain radiating to the ear and there may be swollen glands on the side of the infection. Other possibilities could be neoplastic (cancer).
Last updated Jun 7, 2017

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