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What is the cure for tonsillitis?

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Antibiotics usually: Appropriate antibiotics will often resolve the problem.

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What cures are there for tonsillitis?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on Cause: If caused by a bacterial infection, antibiotics are needed. If caused by a viral infection, time improves. Other causes such such as allergies or trauma require specific interventions. See your doctor.
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Can tonsillitis be cured?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics work well for most tonsillitis; for recurrent tonsillitis (several times a year), see your ENT for risk reduction.

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