Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis compared with normal tonsils

The main symptom of tonsillitis is a sore throat, which usually appears red and inflamed along with the tonsils. The tonsils may have spots on them or pus that covers them in patches or entirely.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology

Current as ofJuly 29, 2016

Current as of: July 29, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology