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A 44-year-old male asked about a 1-year-old male:

good day. what are the symptoms of tonsillitis? we suspect our 2 year old son might have it?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis symptoms include difficulty swallowing, refusing to eat, bad breath, fever,chills, mouth breathing. Your child needs urgent followup with a physician if he is also drooling. This is a symptom associated with a serious infection called epiglottitis.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2018

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