A female asked:
why does my throat constantly hurt and what can i do about it? back in april i caught a cold and my throat has been hurting ever since (along with having plugged ears, sore face and neck, stuffed nose and pus pockets on my swollen tonsils). i've been to t
2 doctor answers
Dr. Joseph Jeu answered
43 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic : Chronic tonsillitis can be quite bothersome. Failure to respond to several courses of antibiotics might be an indication to have a tonsillectomy. You might want to se an otolaryngolist, ear nose and throat specialist, for further evaluation.
Answered on Dec 22, 2018
Dr. Brian Affleck answered
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic tonsillitis: With white "pus pockets" on your tonsils, you may have tonsil stones, which is evidence of a chronic tonsillitis. This is a good reason to consider getting your tonsils removed. Go see an Ear Nose and Throat specialist to make sure that what you have going on.
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
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