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A 18-year-old female asked:

Tonsils swollen for a year now and they get very painful. difficulty swallowing and the glands on either side of my neck are huge. cause?

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Dr. John McMahan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 48 years experience
Swollen Tonsils: See your doctor or ent. They can diagnose your problem. It could be mono, tonsillitis or lymph node issues (some are serious).

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