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I have tonsillitis,antibiotic since this morning. very swallen tonsils, constant fever, muscle aches. but also very stiff and sore neck, is it normal?

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Tonsilllitis: Make sure your doctor is aware of your symptoms. Severe tonsillitis can cause neck pain from lymph node enargement. If you have trouble looking at light, severe neck stiffness or pain, you need to be evaluated by a doctor ASAP. This could be a sign of meningitis.
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