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Dr. Robert Knox
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Tonsillitis (Definition)

Tonsillitis is a condition in which there is a swelling of the tonsils due to a bacterial or viral infection. Common symptoms include fever, and sore throat, ...Read more


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Hi goodafternoon...Can doxycycline be used to treat urinary tract infection?

Yes : It is always ideal to have a urine culture performed if you think you have a urinary tract infection. Doxycycline can be used in appropriate cases. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to treat tonsillitis?

Whats the best way to treat tonsillitis?

Meds, surgery: Antibiotics are needed to treat the infection but surgery is needed for cure. ...Read more

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What can happen if you don't treat tonsillitis?

What can happen if you don't treat tonsillitis?

You will either get: Better or develop one of the complications of tonsillitis ie peritonsillar abscess/ retropharyngeal abscess. Since most cases of tonsillitis are viral, treatment would be for comfort and hydration. Untreated strep infections could lead to scarlet fever and rheumatic fever. Recent studies have shown that strep may cause heart damage that shows up much later in life. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Vibramycin (Definition)

Vibramycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

Vibra-Tabs is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more