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Normal tonsils vs swollen tonsils

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Dr. Satvinder Bakshi MD

I have one swollen tonsil , but it is not painful. All my blood work is normal, mono negative, etc. Could I still have tonsillar cancer? What else would cause this? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Satvinder Bakshi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

a little sensitive in the right tonsil yet. I normally don't look into my mouth; but I am very curious ... if everythings look normal. Looks like a tonsil above the tonsil; and I'm have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar MD

away but I still have a right swollen red tonsil and its rarely painful, no difficulty swallowing. I ... phlegm for three months and it was always clear but is now bloody. Is it normal for my right... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.    Anshul Varshney MD

Hello, I went to the doctors yesterday to find out I have very bad tonsillitis . They gave me ...:30. I woke up this morning and my uvula (the dangly thing in the back of my throat) is very very swollen ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

I have had one swollen tonsil for about two months, No pain or sore throat . I've had bloods taken (full blood count and thyroid ) which came back all normal. I have gallstones and suffer from acid ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr.   Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

I have difficulty swallowing and when i lay on my bed my throat get tight, i feel like my adenoids are swollen and my nose is congested? What do you feel I should do? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Diganta Kumar Das MD

My tonsils have little white spots on it ... & i took an antibiotic and they left and came right back when I walked to school the next morning. Now If feel swollen and i m not sure how normal... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diganta Kumar Das ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Praveen kumar MD

HI DR i sow in my left tonsil small swollen yesterday , but i do not have the health insurance, i am afraid what happen , please let me it is big problem? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Ravinder Sharma MD

HI DR i saw in my left tonsil small swollen yesterday , but i do not have the health insurance, i am afraid what happen , please let me it is big problem? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravinder Sharma ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Neha Shah MD

my daughter is 27 and has had recurring sore throats and recently had quincy she has been told her right tonsil is slightly swollen and they want to perform a tonsilectomy and take a biopsy is this usual ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Neha Shah ( ENT Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

It means you are having inflammation of the tonsils - tonsillitis.

Dr. Narender Saini MD

Repeated infection can cause the tonsils to enlarge and the excess secretions can lead to formation of hard stones like things. Antibiotics and surgery can correct this. Consult ENT surgeon

Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

It may be due to tonsillitis and your tonsils has swollen so much that you are not able to gargle.