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my tonsils are swollen and red i looked in the back of my throat and there is white pus on my left tonsil i poked it and it came

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You probably have an active bacterial infection (due to the red and swollen appearance) with tonsil stones, otherwise known as "tonsiliths" (the white pus that came put of the tonsil). If these infections recur, removing the tonsils is a good treatment option. 
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