Do my sore throat and headache have something to do with large tonsils?

Maybe pharyngitis. If the large tonsils started recently then you could have pharyngitis. To determine if you need antibiotics, you will need to go to a clinic to get a throat swab.

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What are any self remedies/treatments for recurring large tonsils and sore throat?

Sore thr. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. Read more...

I have enlarged tonsils and off white peaches on them. I do not have a sore throat or fever. What could it be?

??Tonsillar stones. You may have tonsillar stones which is just debris from food particles and bacteria hiding in the crypts of your tonsils. Warm salt water gargle will help dislodge some of this. If it persists or becomes problematic see your dentist or ENT. Read more...

White stuff on uvula/ tonsils comes off like slimy skin if I touch it. No sore throat no enlarged tonsils. Cold with foul smelling mucus.

Rule out fungus. The throat should be cultured for fungus. There are a number of fungi that co-habitate with normal bacterial flora in the throat. Usually, this follows taking an antibiotic or stress can induce the multiplication of these organisms that are present in small amounts in most normal throats. If the culture is positive for fungi, appropriate anti-fungal gargles will resolve this problem. Read more...

Are oranges the culprit of my swollen tonsils and sore throat?

Highly unlikely. Unless you are allergic to them, oranges are not the source of your illness. Get a doctor to look at your throat and decide if you need treatment for strep throat. Read more...

I have a sore throat but no other symptoms. I only have very swollen tonsils. This is day 6 and it hasn't let up at all. Ideas?

Go to ENT. Do you have fever, fatigue? Could be viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and mononucleosis.Or others things .Check for signs of mono (mono spot test) and the epstein-barr virus. Blood tests can also help rule out other causes of your symptoms.Please get yourself checked by an ENT specialist if the swelling persists . Read more...