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What do indents in swollen tonsils mean?

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Dr. Jeff Durgin
General Surgery 20 years experience
Crypts: Tonsils normally have intentions called crypts. They made be more noticeable when the tonsils are inflamed.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What does it mean if you have swollen tonsils and do not have strep?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Viral infection: You may just have a viral pharyngitis, which is more common than strep.

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