A 32-year-old member asked:
what could have caused my left tonsil to be enlarged?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Harold Kim answered
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection? Tumor?: The cause for a single tonsil to enlarge can be related to the positioning of the bed where the tonsil sits producing an illusion of a large single tonsil or it can be related to tumors such as in conditions of lymphoma or even tonsil cancer. Most cases, it is not worrisome, but should be sorted out by your ent.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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