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Atlanta, GA
A 50-year-old female asked:

i haave had a swollen gland on the left side of my throat for over a month. no swore throat. doesnt hurt.

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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
Time to see ENT: I would recommend a complete head and neck exam by an ent. Sometimes people start to feel lumps that were always there, so compare to the other side of your neck. If the lump is there and painless, we need to rule out a tumor. A good exam and sometimes a needle aspiration biopsy are necessary. You're at increased risk if you were ever a smoker. Go get this checked out.

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Chicago, IL
A 28-year-old female asked:

Hello. I've had one tonsil larger than the other for at least 6 months, a constant feeling of something stuck in throat and random soreness on side?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
One large tonsil: May need biopsy if looks suspicious.

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