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What are the symptoms of enlarged tonsils?

What are the symptoms of enlarged tonsils?

Sxs enlarged tonsils: Enlarged tonsils may not cause symptoms. Tonsil enlargement may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing, snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. Sore throat is also a possible symptom. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of inflamed tonsils?

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What are the symptoms of inflamed tonsils?

Various: Symptoms could include pain, difficulty swallowing, snoring, possibly even episodes of apnea (stopping breathing), or perhaps no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tonsilitis?

What are the symptoms of tonsilitis?

Tonsillitis: Pain bad breath swollen lymph nodes in upper neck tonsil swelling/redness/ pus spots tongue red bumps throat redness muffled voice difficulty swallowing ear pain joint pain fever fatigue see doctor if severe or persistent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tonsil stone?

What are the symptoms of tonsil stone?

Bad breath, chunks: Most commonly coughing up or spitting up whitish yellowish chunky stuff that smells bad. Sometimes a sore throat. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tonsillitis?

What are the symptoms of tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis Symptoms: Acute tonsillitis, that is less than two weeks' duration, leads to sore throat, swollen lymph glands in the neck, and fever. The usually cause is a virus, but bacterial infections may occur, but are much less frequent. Chronic tonsillitis is all of the above, but usually without the fever. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

Cheek/chin swelling: Major salivary glands are located at near your cheeks, under your tongue, and under your lower jaw. Swelling in these areas could be from salivary glands. Swollen salivary glands can be result of a blocked salivary duct, infection, or tumor. If there is a blocked duct, the swelling may come and go when eating. Pain may be present in all 3. ...Read more

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What are the obvious symptoms of having tonsil stones?

What are the obvious symptoms of having tonsil stones?

Bad breath and crud : The major symptoms of tonsil stones are bad breath and crud that comes out of your tonsils. These stones can be very uncomfortable to patients. The only sure cure is to take your tonsils out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an enlarged liver?

Usually: Just pressure under the right ribs from dissension of the liver capsule, by itself. Can mimic pain from gallbladder disease. Other symptoms depend on the cause of the enlarged liver. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

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What are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

BPH: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/basics/definition/con-20030812 for info regarding benign prostate hypertrophy/hyperplasia, not something we typically worry about in 28yo men. ...Read more

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What are the signs of tonsil cancer?

What are the signs of tonsil cancer?

Several: There are several ways tonsil cancer can present and not everyone will have all signs/Symptoms. They can include: lump or ulcer/pain in the throat, neck mass, voice change, difficulty swallowing, and a deep earache. If you are concerned, please have your doctor check it out. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of an enlarged thyroid?

What are some of the symptoms of an enlarged thyroid?

Mass effect.: A large thyroid may or may not produce too much thyroid hormone so symptoms quite variable. The mass itself may produce difficulty swallowing or sensation of a lump in the throat which indeed it is. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a swollen belly?

What are the symptoms of a swollen belly?

Symptoms: Symptoms are what a person feels. You could feel swelling, pressure, bloating, gas, discomfort, constipation, nausea or vomiting, indigestion, lack of appetite, etc. Causes may be liver disease, ascites, constipation, pregnancy, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic tonsilitis?

POSSIBLY NONE: Chronic tonsilitis means chronic inflammation and swelling of the tonsils. You may not have any symptoms, even with tonsils the size of golf balls. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pharyngitis?

What are the symptoms of pharyngitis?

Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

A throat infection: These might be symptoms f a throat infection , like strep throat. ...Read more

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What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

Multiple things: An enlarged uterus can be caused by pregnancy, fibroids (benign muscular tumors of the uterus) or by adenomyosis which is where tissue from the lining of the uterus grows into the muscle wall causing it to enlarge, become "boggy", tender and may bleed more heavily. There is also a rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma, that can cause rapid enlargement of the uterus. ...Read more

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Enlarged Tonsils (Definition)

This is a complex question. We grade tonsil size by how large they are with respect to the tonsillar pillars. 1+ is small and in the fossa, 2+ is no larger than the fossa but to the fossas, 3 + larger than the fossa or pillars, 4+ touching each other. As we get older the tonsils should recede and get smaller. Enlarged tonsils decrease the size of ...Read more


Swollen Tonsils (Definition)

Tonsils that are larger than normal. This can be from many causes, most commonly infection, ...Read more