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A 18-year-old female asked:

i can't go to the doctor, no money. i have really bad swollen tonsils along with headaches, but how do i get rid of the swolleness?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Pascolini
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
Go to the ER: This is not the best answer but if you have an infection you need to have someone look at it before it turns into an abscess.
Dr. Cheryl White
Pain Management 31 years experience
Got to get medical h: Ok, this is the school of hard knocks. You cannot function in life if you are not healthy, so priority one for you is to go see a doctor. If you really have no money then you should be applying for govt assistance. If you have some, talk to the office manager at a primary care clinic and see if they can work a deal for you. Again, you have to go see someone before this becomes serious.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2017

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