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Enlarged tonsils

Enlarged tonsils: Introduction

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.

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Causes of Enlarged tonsils:

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.

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Enlarged tonsils: Symptom Checker

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Enlarged tonsils: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Enlarged tonsils

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Misdiagnosis and Enlarged tonsils

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Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can 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 more »

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Enlarged tonsils: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Enlarged tonsils

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How Common are these Causes of Enlarged tonsils?

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:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Enlarged tonsils:

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.

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Causes of Enlarged tonsils Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Enlarged tonsils based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    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

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