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Would an infected tonsil or a stone cause a pain in the back of the neck and sore swellen , achy upper spine? And tight muscles in the upper back ?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Not usually

Infected tonsil(s) is usually associated with throat pain, fever, difficulty/pain swallowing, and perhaps ear pain.
Please make an appointment to see your doctor to find why you are experiencing the symptoms you described.

In brief: Not usually

Infected tonsil(s) is usually associated with throat pain, fever, difficulty/pain swallowing, and perhaps ear pain.
Please make an appointment to see your doctor to find why you are experiencing the symptoms you described.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management

In brief: Unlikely

Still, not impossible.
Should be evaluated re:stone/infection, though, as throat cellulitis could cause these symptoms.More likely, is muscular, vertebral, &/or even upper rib dysf which is causing pain & restriction with a sense of swelling in the affected region(s).Regardless of cause, a good osteopathic physician should be consulted as, unlike md, he is qualified to find & treat all poss. Causes.

In brief: Unlikely

Still, not impossible.
Should be evaluated re:stone/infection, though, as throat cellulitis could cause these symptoms.More likely, is muscular, vertebral, &/or even upper rib dysf which is causing pain & restriction with a sense of swelling in the affected region(s).Regardless of cause, a good osteopathic physician should be consulted as, unlike md, he is qualified to find & treat all poss. Causes.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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