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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have a swollen tonsil and no fever. what could it be?

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Dr. Clement Mcdonald
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Good question: Sometimes tonsils can swell from viral or bacterial infections. If only one tonsil is swollen, this could be something more worrisome like a cancer and should be checked by a physician.

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Last updated Mar 6, 2013

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