La Grange, KY
A 22-year-old female asked:
What does a swollen tonsil and a cough mean if those are my only symptoms? will it go away on it's own?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Cough is from the irritation of the pharynx. As tonsils heal(or removed) the irritation is removed and the cough should stop.
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Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Virus: Likely just a viral upper respiratory infection. If symptoms persist for over 1-2 weeks consider seeing a doctor.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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