A 26-year-old male asked:
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what could cause a swollen tonsil on just the left side? there's no pain, no puss, and no other marks. just looks/feels swollen/like something's stuck

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Dr. Jed Kwartler
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tonsil: Yes, could be a foreign body reaction. But anytime there is just one swollen tonsil should be checked to make sure not a tumor or something like lymphoma. Go see an ent.
Answered on May 18, 2014
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