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Terrible PND swollen left tonsil slight sore throat . Hx allergies. Also back mouth and throat seem irritated. Biopsy near tonsil showed inflamation?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine
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In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep.
and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. Gerd can also cause similar SX and can respond to ZANTAC OR NEXIUM (esomeprazole).

In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep.
and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. Gerd can also cause similar SX and can respond to ZANTAC OR NEXIUM (esomeprazole).
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