A 24-year-old female asked:
Can i gym when when my tonsils are swollen?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Not if contagious: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as mononucleosis (mono). Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat problem is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). If it is mono and one's spleen is swollen, be careful about sports.
132 viewsAnswered Oct 15, 2019
Last updated Oct 16, 2019
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