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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 ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 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.
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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 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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Last updated Sep 30, 2017

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