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My tonsils are bleeding, swollen, and have puss coming from them.
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Dr. Christopher Rathfoot
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Acute tonsillitis
Tonsils are like sponges in the back of the throat.
Just like sponges they have pockets where things can accumulate. Sometimes this is bacteria. The bleeding is caused by little infections pushing out debris like abscesses rupturing. It is important to check to see if it is a strep infection as this can effect your skin, heart and kidneys.

In brief: Acute tonsillitis
Tonsils are like sponges in the back of the throat.
Just like sponges they have pockets where things can accumulate. Sometimes this is bacteria. The bleeding is caused by little infections pushing out debris like abscesses rupturing. It is important to check to see if it is a strep infection as this can effect your skin, heart and kidneys.
Dr. Christopher Rathfoot
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: SEE PCP ASAP
Seems ike you have tonsil infection see your pcp asap.

In brief: SEE PCP ASAP
Seems ike you have tonsil infection see your pcp asap.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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