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Will raw acid coming up cause your tonciles to be infected?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Shim
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Acid can cause irritation but not infection.

In brief: No
Acid can cause irritation but not infection.
Dr. Michael Shim
Dr. Michael Shim
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Probably not, but...
Acid reflux can irritate the back of your throat causing inflammation and irritation there, which may make your tonsils irritated and give you a sore throat and cough, among other symptoms.

In brief: Probably not, but...
Acid reflux can irritate the back of your throat causing inflammation and irritation there, which may make your tonsils irritated and give you a sore throat and cough, among other symptoms.
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Dr. Frederick Shieh
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