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Swollen and hard tonsil, nasal block, phlegm, weight loss. History of severe chest infections. What could this be?

Hi My left tonsil is swollen and rock hard to touch. I have difficulty swallowing and eating and have lost just under half a stone of weight in three days. My nose is blocked, my throat is full of phelm and i ve had a cough for two months. I am 23, now weight 9st 10lbs have a history of severe chest infections, and had a child 10 months ago. i have never had any problems with my tonsils. what could this be?
Asked On : Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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goo evening, by the symptoms u r describing, u might have acute tonsilitis or quinsy. the block in the nose, the cough, difficulty in swallowing, all falls into the additional symptoms, so kindly see a doctor for correct diagnosis. one more point i would like to stress for that cough of two months is to rule out hyperactive air way disease or tuberculosis. kindly consult a doctor for further care.
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