Headache And Swollen Tonsils

Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2021

Swollen tonsils and headache can occur with infections such as viral sore throat, Strep throat, mononucleosis, and others. Headache can also have other causes such as migraine or tension headache. Pay attention to all your symptoms. Be sure to check in with you doctor if you experience symptoms such as swollen tonsils that do not improve.

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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