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.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
December 8, 2010
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