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Tonsils are referred to as two lymph nodes located on each side of the back of the throat. They show functions of defense and prevent the body from getting infections. When tonsils get infected, they are known as tonsillitis.

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I have a slightly asymmetrical posterior tonsil pillar on the right side. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a slightly asymmetrical posterior tonsil pillar on the right side. I do not have any other symptoms like pain, swelling, etc.What could be the reason? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Murari. M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. In the images (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity), the entire tonsil and oropharynx are not visible. But, the visualized areas do not show any sinister growth or ulceration, and the uvula appears...  Read Full »

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