Decreased Appetite And Swollen Tonsils

Reviewed on 12/21/2020

Swollen tonsils are often a sign of a viral sore throat, mononucleosis, or another form of tonsillitis. Decreased appetite is a common symptom that accompanies many illnesses including sore throat and tonsillitis. If you experience these symptoms and they do not improve, seek your doctor's advice so that you can receive appropriate treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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