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 Harrisanswered
Emergency Medicine 19 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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