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Had tonsil infection.got rid of it nw dr say my left tonsil is fibrotic.blanched firm.should worry?should take medicine? My age 20yrs

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Dr. Raynald Im
Urgent Care
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In brief: Fibrotic tonsils

This is a chronic condition that can occur with tonsillitis or frequent tonsilitis.
Contributing factors can be seasonal allergies with post nasal drip, frequent sinus infections, poor oral hygiene, and tobacco use. Some symptoms from this is general tiredness/headaches, digestive issues. You may want to have your doctor refer you to ENT if symptoms are persistent.

In brief: Fibrotic tonsils

This is a chronic condition that can occur with tonsillitis or frequent tonsilitis.
Contributing factors can be seasonal allergies with post nasal drip, frequent sinus infections, poor oral hygiene, and tobacco use. Some symptoms from this is general tiredness/headaches, digestive issues. You may want to have your doctor refer you to ENT if symptoms are persistent.
Dr. Raynald Im
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Scar not infection

Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but scarring can occur after an infection; doesn't mean there's a current infection, so further antibiotics have no purpose.
A scarred area can be removed; but it doesn't return the previous structure.

In brief: Scar not infection

Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but scarring can occur after an infection; doesn't mean there's a current infection, so further antibiotics have no purpose.
A scarred area can be removed; but it doesn't return the previous structure.
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