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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
A 21-year-old female asked:

i had tonsillitis for 3 weeks now been on zpack for 5 days and amoxicillin for 10 days the tonsil stones and pus is still there and its still hurting ?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Tonsillitis: Should see someone. The fact that you did not respond to typical antibiotics suggests that this is a viral infection such as mononucleosis. Tonsil stones are not indicative of infection, but white tender patches on the tonsils are.
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Time to go to ENT: If after 2 course of Antibiotic Infection is not controlled , then it seems you will need surgery.

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