A 28-year-old male asked:
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had slight pain near my left tonsil for ~3 weeks now. bit of a cough, slightly sore throat and hoarse voice. no difficulty swallowing. what can it be?

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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsil trouble: It is a good idea to have this evaluated. It can be a viral infection, bacterial infection, allergic symptoms, apthous ulcer, growth or polyp. Be sure to get it evaluated so you know what is causing this. :)
Answered on Sep 22, 2014
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