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Spring Hill, FL
A 22-year-old male asked:

M tonsils are swollen but i don't feel sick?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Sore throat: Your sore throat and tonsil enlargement can be secondary to post nasal drip from nasal allergies. Ask your doctor for a steroid nasal spray, it will appease your symptoms.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Why are my tonsils soooo swollen if i'm not even sick and haven't been in forever?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Enlarged tonsils: Tonsilar hypertrophy or enlarged tonsils does not always indicate an infection or inflammation. Enlarged tonsils can be dangerous however if they come togerther "kiss" in the bach of the throat.
Chittenango, NY
A 42-year-old female asked:

Tonsils feel swollen but they are not

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Not swollen: If this us a sensation of a lump in the throat and there are no signs of any throat pathology, anxiety or stress may be the cause.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Dr. Colantino is right! Also, reflux can present this way, especially in women.
Oct 2, 2018
San Jose, CA
A 26-year-old member asked:

My tonsils feel swollen and I keep belching ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes : Diagnosing and treating this condition requires examination in person with a primary care doctor

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