I have a sore throat but no other symptoms. I only have very swollen tonsils. This is day 6 and it hasn't let up at all. Ideas?

Go to ENT. Do you have fever, fatigue? Could be viral pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and mononucleosis.Or others things .Check for signs of mono (mono spot test) and the epstein-barr virus. Blood tests can also help rule out other causes of your symptoms.Please get yourself checked by an ENT specialist if the swelling persists .

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