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Is it possible for your tonsils to start growing down towards the back of your throat if you have strep?
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Dr. Sara Levine
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
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In brief: Swollen tonsils
Tonsils can enlarge during strep throat or other infections.
If the swelling becomes severe, you can have trouble swallowing or even breathing. It is also possible to develop an abscess near the tonsils. If your tonsils are swelling and getting worse, please see your doctor!

In brief: Swollen tonsils
Tonsils can enlarge during strep throat or other infections.
If the swelling becomes severe, you can have trouble swallowing or even breathing. It is also possible to develop an abscess near the tonsils. If your tonsils are swelling and getting worse, please see your doctor!
Dr. Sara Levine
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Your tonsils will enlarge if you have strep but they will go back to normal after treatment.

In brief: No
Your tonsils will enlarge if you have strep but they will go back to normal after treatment.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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