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What are your main symptoms of tonsillitis?
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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Pain and obstruction
Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection of the tonsils in the throat.
The major symptoms are 1.) throat pain, 2.) pain on swallowing, 3.) often tender neck glands, 4.) foul taste in the mouth, and 5.) hypertrophy (marked enlargement) causing snoring or a true sleep disorder.

In brief: Pain and obstruction
Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection of the tonsils in the throat.
The major symptoms are 1.) throat pain, 2.) pain on swallowing, 3.) often tender neck glands, 4.) foul taste in the mouth, and 5.) hypertrophy (marked enlargement) causing snoring or a true sleep disorder.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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