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A swollen tonsil acutely is usually the result of a viral infection. The best strategy is to use warm saltwater rinses twice a day alongside Corsodyl mouthwash twice a day for a week. I would also advise you to use an anesthetic throat spray which you can buy from any pharmacy and will numb the back of the throat. Only if you notice large white 'balls of pus' attached to the tonsils would antibiotics be needed but that's the minority of cases and you should see your GP in that case but I'd try the above advice first. I hope that helps, all the very best.
Hi thanks for the info and picture. To my eyes there isn't a significant difference in size and actually the back of the throat as a whole looks somewhat inflamed. The shape or texture of the tonsil isn't different to the other side either. There's never any harm in asking your GP to take a look but I really don't think there's cause for concern.
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