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Concern over length of pharyngitis tonsils so swollen after a week hard to breath and throat really thick

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Hello. : Hello. If your tonsils are so swollen that it is difficult to breath - you need to be evaluated. Amongst other things, you need to be tested for streph throat. Sometimes steroids are prescribed to reduce swelling if the tonsils are occluding your airway. Please be medically evaluated.
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