A 21-year-old female asked:
Is only one swollen tonsil a symptom of hiv or can only one get infected?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Tonsil swelling: Hello. A one sided tonsil swelling or a uneven appearance of the tonsils need to be viewed by your ENT doctor. Infectious reasons (such as HIV) are possible. Most often the lymph tissue that makes up the tonsil has a slight asymmetry in appearance. An excision may be needed if suspicion is high.
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Last updated Aug 24, 2017
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