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Can swollen tonsils suffocate me? my tonsils are swollen and i have a restricted air flow feeling.

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Dr. Douglas Friederich
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Tonsillitis: rarely if ever, usually it's inability to swallow and dehydrate, if you feel terrible be seen

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Last updated Oct 1, 2018

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