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A 25-year-old female asked:

I am going to the walk in clinic tomorrow but my tonsils, my throat and the side of my throat is red! i am scared i might take my tonsils out! :(?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely surgery: Tonsillectomies are not very common anymore, you likely just have an infection which may require antibiotics if it is bacterial.

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Last updated Mar 13, 2015

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