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Swollen right tonsil, sore throat, nausea?
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Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Possible infection
If this happened within a short time period, you may have an infection such as a peritonsillar abscess.
You should see your doctor as soon as possible in order to obtain optimum treatment.

In brief: Possible infection
If this happened within a short time period, you may have an infection such as a peritonsillar abscess.
You should see your doctor as soon as possible in order to obtain optimum treatment.
Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Strep or Viral
Sore throat with swollen tonsil (s) and nausea can be either bacterial or viral.
Even with looking, only about 70% accurate by an md. Strep usually requires a test (rapid strep test or culture) to know for sure. Often treated clinically. Viral sore throat can look and act the same. If there is a fever and a general sandpaper like rash, this is likely strep. Mono is a viral infection w/ st.

In brief: Strep or Viral
Sore throat with swollen tonsil (s) and nausea can be either bacterial or viral.
Even with looking, only about 70% accurate by an md. Strep usually requires a test (rapid strep test or culture) to know for sure. Often treated clinically. Viral sore throat can look and act the same. If there is a fever and a general sandpaper like rash, this is likely strep. Mono is a viral infection w/ st.
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