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A 17-year-old male asked:

This morning i woke up and my throat hurts alot, i have looked in the mirror and have discovered my tonsils are swollen, do i have tonsillitis?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Yes: If you have a sore throat and your tonsils truly are swollen, then you have tonsillitis. What you don't know is what is causing it.

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Last updated Nov 26, 2013

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