See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Enlarged tonsils: Enlargement of the tonsils, which are glands found in the oropharynx. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Enlarged tonsils, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Enlarged tonsils.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Home medical tests possibly related to Enlarged tonsils:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Enlarged tonsils, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Review further information on Enlarged tonsils Treatments.
Real-life user stories relating to Enlarged tonsils:
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Enlarged tonsils may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Enlarged tonsils:
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain,...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:
Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Enlarged tonsils:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list below shows some of the causes of Enlarged tonsils mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Enlarged tonsils. Of the 17 causes of Enlarged tonsils that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Enlarged tonsils' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Enlarged tonsils or choose View All.
Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.
Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.
This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Enlarged tonsils based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Enlarged tonsils:
Tonsil symptoms (24 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Enlarged tonsils:
Enlarged adenoids (7 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Red throat (44 causes), Tonsilitis (2 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Tonsillitis (17 causes), Tonsillectomy, Antibiotics drugs, Throat pain (85 causes), Difficulty in swallowing
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
These general medical articles may be of interest:
Our news pages contain the following medical news summaries about Enlarged tonsils and many other medical conditions:
Medical research papers related to Enlarged tonsils include:
Search Specialists by State and City