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Are red, swollen tonsils symptoms of tonsillitis?

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Dr. Raju A.T MD

Symptoms: (high to low priority) 1. Pin pointed pain in the throat(upwards right hand side), difficulty during swallowing, while swallowing the food items seems to hit a spot inside of throat. Pain ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar MD

What part of this tonsil is cancer the whitish color around the tonsil or the bump on it? Because my tonsil are very enlarged and are white and pink like this one.. Could it be cancer? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Harish Naik MD

are up on the left side, do you think it's tonsillitis and do I need to see a doctor or will my body ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harish Naik ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

daughters nursery and I had every symptom), my tonsils were very very swollen (I have had many bouts of tonsilitis in the past but this was worse). Since then I have had a horrible sewage taste... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ram Choudhary MD

Hi! I've recently been diagnosed with strep (2 days ago) and have been experiencing symptoms (swollen tonsils, pus on tonsils, low grade fever , fatigue ) for over 7 days now. The doc did not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ram Choudhary ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr.       Honey Arora MD

Hi, last week I had a sore swollen throat which hurt when I swallowed and I felt I did not have much room to breathe. My tonsils were red and swollen and everything looked small and enclosed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

in to see aGP. They said she has tonsillitis and possible glandular fever. Her throat is completely white and glands all swollen. However her gums are extremely inflamed and red and very sore, they... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr.      Svetlana Shrivastva MD

Hi, my 20 month old daugther has had symptoms of a cold for a few days. I have looked in her mouth to day and her tonsils have clear blisters on them. Is that the start of tonsilitis? She has not eaten... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Svetlana Shrivastva ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Ravinder Sharma MD

how does the tonsillitis present? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravinder Sharma ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

tonsil cancer i am 22 years old and i have one extremely enlarged tonsil, it is about 4 times ... there for a while, the tonsil has gradually been getting bigger over a couple years so i know its not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Dadapeer K MD

Hello These symptoms indicate tonsillitis and requires treatment by the use of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs. Hence consult your doctor for examination and treatment accordingly. Thank you

Dr. Anju Choudhary MD

hi there, your symptoms suggest tonsillitis and you may need to take a course of broad spectrum antibiotics like amoxy-clav for five days and an anti inflammatory agent like brufen will help relieve the pain...

Dr.  Danish Sheikh MD

I think your suffering from viral infection, You have symptoms of tonsillitis, Phayngities,gingivities, Visit a any specialist, And get you symptoms evaluated and drugs prescribed, Till that time you...