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Swollen tonsils, no pain, feeling of obstruction in throat. What could it be?

hi my girlfriends tonsil is hanging in her throat she says it doesnt hurt but iv looked and they dont look swollen just seems too be part of the tonsil hanging off like its not all intact she says she can feel it all the time like theres something stuck in her throat. do you have any ideas on what it could be or if she will need them taking out ? thanyou for your help.
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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Welcome in H.C.M.

I have gone through your query regarding some thing is stuck on the tonsil of your girl friend, though she is not having any pain over it.

Symptoms and description of tonsil of your girl friend indicates that most probably she is suffering from chronic tonsillitis with polyp.

Such types of tonsils are always treated by operation, because such enlarged tonsils with polyp usually produces chronic obstruction in respiration and makes the patient potential for COPD.

Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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