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Sparks, NV
A 20-year-old female asked:

I have one swollen tonsil but no fever. yellowish spots on that tonsil. one swollen lymph node on neck. could it be strep?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 62 years experience
Could be: A unilateral (one sided) infection is always problematic. Many otolaryngologists (ent doctors) worry that a unilateral swelling of a tonsil may be serious. It would be wise for you to get an opinion by a specialist in ear, nose and throat diseases for a diagnosis.
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