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What is the cause for persistent pharyngitis with TMJ arthritis and unilateral swollen red tonsil. No cough or white spots? Cancer or Infection?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Many possibilities

But the one that I'm most concerned about getting missed is Wegener's granulomatous polyangiitis.
Sore throat plus arthritis. The smart money is on something simple like reflux while you're asleep, or allergies, or even snoring, but only your physician -- with a high index of suspicion -- can answer this for you.

In brief: Many possibilities

But the one that I'm most concerned about getting missed is Wegener's granulomatous polyangiitis.
Sore throat plus arthritis. The smart money is on something simple like reflux while you're asleep, or allergies, or even snoring, but only your physician -- with a high index of suspicion -- can answer this for you.
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