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Question: What are signs of tonsillitis? Josh

Answer: Dear Josh,

The common symptoms of tonsillitis include:

- Red, swollen tonsils
- White patches on the tonsils
- Severe sore throat
- Difficulty when swallowing
- Painful swallowing
- Headache
- Chills
- Fever
- Loss of voice
- Enlarged lymph nodes

When these symptoms are present, it is recommended to seek medical care. Prescription medication might be given to clear up the infection.

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