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A 20-year-old female asked:

How long until my tonsil should go down from tonsillitis? it is still swollen, but the white pus has gone down a lot. it's been well over a week now

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Dr. John Harris
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
1-2 weeks : it's not uncommon to have continued swelling of the tonsilar tissue for up to 2 weeks after treatment is started.

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Last updated Oct 5, 2015

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