symptoms of bad tonsils

Answers

1 Answers
Dr. David S. Kam answered:

Easily worn out, fatigued, always just feel not well, not necessarily sick just not healthy. I have bad tonsils, could my symptoms be related?

Possible

Meningitis
People with chronic fatigue syndrome can also have frequent tonsillitis. See your primary carte doctor first!
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

2 Answers

3yro w yellow spots on swollen tonsils, no fever, no other cold or flu symptoms , extremely really bad breath, dry lips, if its strep how urgent?

Strep

Bad_breath
I would say urgent. untreated strep can cause more serious problems that most people would not want to visit.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

2 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
10014299x1386629211
Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

One of my tonsils is VERY swollen, but the other is normal. It hurts really bad to swallow or talk. They aren't red. No other symptoms whatsoever.

Painful yonsil

Otolaryngologist
Get help. You may have a tonsillar abscess.Upper air way X-rays are in order and an immediate evaluation by an ENT physician is in order
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to symptoms of bad tonsils:
2 Answers
2 Doctor agrees
11202683x1386632249 11184250x1386630560

Are my tonsils causing my bad breath?

Tonsil Stones ?

Teeth_brushing
If so, they might be a contributing factor. Have your physician take a look.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to symptoms of bad tonsils:
1 Answers
Dr. Ryan Phasouk answered:

Why is it that my tonsils smell so bad?

Normal

Stringio
It may be normal to have some discharge or tonsillar exudate, that resides in crypts within the tonsils. They can be related to retained food particles that are degraded by saliva and bacteria, which can cause the foul odor.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
Dr. Bernstein Joel answered:

Does it hurt super bad to get tonsils out?

Yes

Rest
Tonsillectomy is a very painful operation but the incidence of complications (hemorrhage) is about 1% if the surgery is performed by a competent ENT surgeon. However, if you drink a lot of fluids and take appropriate narcotic medication you will be fine in 10 to 14 days. And you will never have another episode of tonsillitis for the rest of your life.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to symptoms of bad tonsils:
1 Answers
2 Doctor agrees
11376434x1386633165 10014299x1386629211
Dr. David S. Lee answered:

What are the symptoms of inflamed tonsils?

Various

Sleep_apnea
Symptoms could include pain, difficulty swallowing, snoring, possibly even episodes of apnea (stopping breathing), or perhaps no symptoms.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
10040350x1392516741
Dr. Jay Park answered:

What are symptoms of strep throat without tonsils?

Pretty much same

Open-uri20130618-32429-44dhu7
Sore throat, fever, and pain while swallowing.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
10054675x1386629463

Symptoms of strep throat if you don't have tonsils?

Essentially the same

Pharynx
Strep throat is strep throat--a bacterial infection due to exposure to a specific germ called streptococcus. Headache, sore throat, red throat, swollen lymph nodes of the neck, nausea, vomiting, generalized achiness or malaise, even a fine sandpapery red rash known as scarletina can occur whether one has tonsils or not. Admittedly the chance of strep throat seems less after tonsillectectomy.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to symptoms of bad tonsils:
1 Answers

What are the symptoms of needing your tonsils removed?

Indications

This lists indications for a tonsillectomy: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/tonsillectomy/MY00132/DSECTION=why-its-done
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to symptoms of bad tonsils:
Sign up to see more