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how long will it take for amoxicillin to work for my 3 year olds tonsillitis ?

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Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: Usually within 7 to 10 days, improvement should be seen earlier than that...
Answered on Jul 24, 2019

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