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I'm having pain on left side of my neck and a red lump on my left tonsil difficulty swallowing headache, and sore throat what is it?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Infected tonsil

This could be a simple viral infection but if the pain and tonsillar inflammation worsens an exam by your md along with a throat culture is recommended.
With only 1 tonsil involved, entities such as a herpes infection or early tonsillar abscess are possibilities.

In brief: Infected tonsil

This could be a simple viral infection but if the pain and tonsillar inflammation worsens an exam by your md along with a throat culture is recommended.
With only 1 tonsil involved, entities such as a herpes infection or early tonsillar abscess are possibilities.
Dr. Donald Colantino
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Infection...

Til proven otherwise.
Could be strep, viral, other. See md, get diagnosis and rx. Untreated strep can lead to other problems.

In brief: Infection...

Til proven otherwise.
Could be strep, viral, other. See md, get diagnosis and rx. Untreated strep can lead to other problems.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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