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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 StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerCharles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
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