A 43-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of enlarged tonsils?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Anifat Balogun answered
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sxs enlarged tonsils: Enlarged tonsils may not cause symptoms. Tonsil enlargement may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing, snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. Sore throat is also a possible symptom.
Answered on Apr 25, 2012
Dr. Robert Knox answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Big Tonsils: Most folks with big tonsils don't have any symptoms at all. Some will experience a change in voice, snoring, or recurrent sore throat. Go see your doctor for an exam.
Answered on Oct 5, 2012
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