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tonsillitis pericoronitis

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If not improving,: a recheck with your doctor is appropriate.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Otolaryngologist: Consult an Otolaryngologist for evaluation,testing and advice. If tonsils are truly swollen or inflamed, throat culture and tests for infectious monon ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Swollen node: Usually indicates infection. Your Physician probably had y9ub on antibiotics for the tonsillitis, but pericoronitis requires dental treatment. Please ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Having sore throat?: Throat symptoms can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), mono or a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Antibiotics work well for most tonsillitis; for recurrent tonsillitis (several times a year), see your ENT for risk reduction.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Rarely: Tonsillitis is a treatable infection. Left untreated, in rare circumstances, the infection may spread to other tissues, cause septicemia and death. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis symptoms: Symptoms can include: throat pain, ear pain (referred from throat pain), swollen tonsils, red tonsils, white patches on tonsils swollen nodes in uppe ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsillitis...: Sore throat, trouble swallowing, drooling(when severe), fever, swollen glands. You may also experience with these symptoms fatigue, cough, nausea, vom ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Treatment of tonsillitis depends on the cause and severity of the inflammation. A doctor will take a history, perform an examination and order appropr ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Grischkan
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Sore throat, sometimes vomiting, fever, difficulty swallowing, muffled voice mostly sore throat.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
36 years experience Family Medicine
Medicine: Most tonsillitis is caused by a virus so the treatment is to manage the symptoms until the virus gets better. Some is caused by strep or other bacteri ... Read More
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