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Can Tonsillitis Cause Bleeding Tonsils Occasionally
Yes: In acute tonsillitis, bleeding is more common with streptococcal ("strep") infection. Antibiotics are the standard treatment. In chronic tonsillitis, bleeding is again more common with strep infections, but more importantly is an indicator that it's probably time to have a tonsillectomy. ...Read more
I have tonsillitis and my left tonsil has just started bleeding, i only feel pain when i swallow. What should I do?
Bleeding tonsil: Bleeding from your tonsil is a very good reason to go to a&e for immediate evaluation and management. ...Read more
I have white lines on my tonsils and I touched it a lil and it bleed a bit. I get tonsillitis 2xs a year is that related? My tonsils are swollen too
Watchful waiting.: If you don't have a fever, don't have enlarged lymph nodes on the side of the neck, and you're otherwise feeling okay, you can probably wait a few days before seeing the doctor. The white lines could be pus... But not necessarily. Sometimes plain 'ole mucus can look like whitish lines on the tonsils. I would try gargling with warm salt water and some Ibuprofen for a few days, then see doc. ...Read more
Can tonsil stones cause tonsillitis? I have a tonsil stone that cannot be removed & tonsils are producing green tonsil stones. Should I worry?
Do diet pills cause infections such as abscess or puss in the tonsils?I used lipo6 a strong diet pills for 3 days and I got tonsillitis after
No: It is common for patients to ascribe symptoms which occur after an event to that event simply because they are temporally related. That does not make them causally related, although sometimes that may occur, but not in this case. ...Read more
I need to know if eating dairy when you have a tonsillitis infection will cause tonsil stones - hard bumps in tonsil crypts that cause bad breath?
Can tonsillitis cause jaw pain? Tonsils have been painful and swollen. Now the muscles aroumd the hinges of my jaw are sore and tense. Is it related?
Could be: The tonsil infection can cause inflammation of the surrounding tissue, or sometimes it is due to inflammation in the lymph glands in the neck. Either way, if you are continuing to have pain, have a fever, or have continuing throat pain, you may need to be checked for mono, strep, or other causes. Let your doc know. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can constant sinus drainage cause tonsillitis with white patches on tonsils and slight burning sensation in throat?
See long answer: Not exactly. Tonsillitis actually an infection of the tonsils by bacteria or viruses. White patches in tonsils can be accumulation of food or mucous in the crypts of the tonsils when you swallow. When you have a lot of mucous such as when you have a cold or allergies the white debris increases in the tonsils. Gargling and spitting 1/4 strength hydrogen peroxide might help. ...Read more
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