A 22-year-old female asked:
Hi, i've got a sore throat, i feel tired. i'm aching all over, i've got a cough and a bit of a fever. do you think it could be tonsillitis?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possibly: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day.
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