A 18-year-old female asked:

I recently had soar throat like couple months ago and i'm not sure if my tonsils went down. is there anyway to tell?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Doesn't matter: It shouldn't matter whether or not your tonsils "went down". With or without an infection, enlarged tonsils are very common at your age. If you no long have a sore throat or swollen lymph nodes in the neck, don't worry about it. Of course see your doctor if uncertain or you remain concerned. Good luck!
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