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A 24-year-old male asked:

swollen tonsil on one side for a year. no sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. one enlarged gland in neck but on opposite side. no pain/ other symptoms?

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Dr. Devin Cunning
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may indicate a neoplasm within the tonsil.

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