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tonsils swollen hard to swallow

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Send pic: Send pic to help with management . Suggest Myprodol and andolex spray for the time being . If not settling , see your GP for Antibiotics. Augmentin is ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
R tonsil large: Sounds like you may have a tonsillitis. Why don't you see a live Doctor who can actually examine and treat you.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Swollen tonsil: You may have a peritonsillar abscess and should be seen. Most of the time they need drainage, steroids and antibiotics. Be seen now as this may lead t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: These symptoms are concerning. It would be best for you to see a doctor. You may need an antibiotic to clear the infection. I hope you are feeling bet ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Allergies possibly combined with eyelid infection: blepharitis (infection of eye lashes and eyelids) or meibomianitis (infection of ducts on eyelids). ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need Clindamycin : You need a course of high dose Clindamycin - the antibiotics you are on don't kill anaerobic bacteria that commonly cause tonsillitis. I give patients ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: Although it sounds like silent acid reflux or dryness, you definitely should check this out today. Sometimes its allergic or a swollen uvula
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Follow instructions: It can take up to 48-72 hours for antibiotic to begin to work. Take EXACTLY as directed, and take entire course of antibiotic (don't quit until they ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: This could be an infection, and should be checked by a health care professional.

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