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McDonough, GA
A 19-year-old female asked:

When do you have to worry about swollen tonsils?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Tonsil hypertrophy: When you have recurrent tonsilitis, tonsil stones, difficulty swallowing, obstructive sleep apnea or unilateral enlargement.

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Reading, PA
A 31-year-old female asked:

What should I do about swollen tonsils?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See answer: Rest, Increase fluids, salt water gargles can help. and if they persist, you get sore, any fever, any shortness of breath or difficulty swallowing, then you need to be seen to rule-out an infectious process requiring antibiotics and tx. best wishes.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2018

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