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My tonsils have been swollen and enlarged since I was a child. I have had strep throat and tonsillitis a few times over the past ten years however for the most part they don't cause any pain or discomfort at all. Why would.They stay this size and does it

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Dr. Mary Efremov
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In brief: Chronic inflammation

These tonsils are lymphatic organs, recurrent infections are common and if a big problem, sometimes removal is suggested.
Many people have enlarged tonsils.

In brief: Chronic inflammation

These tonsils are lymphatic organs, recurrent infections are common and if a big problem, sometimes removal is suggested.
Many people have enlarged tonsils.
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