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How Bad Should Tonsillitis Be Before Surgery
I want to get a tonsillectomy for my chronic tonsillitis but am afraid because i get bad keloids on my skin after any cut.Will this affect my surgery?
Having tonsillitis once every 2/3 months. Don't want surgery cause scare of pain. Does frequent tonsillitis affect the body in anyway in the long term?
Alternatives: There are plenty of non-penicillin alternatives that can be used; Erythromycin is one of the most common. If you really need to be treated with a penicillin derivative, your allergist can desensitize you prior to starting the antibiotic. But it is always best to use an alternative so that you don't run the risk of having a penicillin reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between chronic tonsillitis and acute tonsillitis? Is surgery a common solution for chronic tonsillitis?
Duration: Acute means the infection is new and has just developed. Chronic means the infection has been there for quite some time. ...Read more
Good Day. For chronic hypertrophic rhinitis and chronic tonsillitis that are solutions to avoid surgery?
Chronic inflammation: You might try steroids intermittently as an anti-inflammatory drug. However, the problems that you are describing are the result of chronic inflammation and often do not respond to medical therapy such as antibiotics. It is true that surgery for both of your complaints will usually result in a cure. ...Read more
Son went adenoids & tonsillitis surgery wen 4 (now 6) due to breathing probs. Now again he is facing same prbs. He puts finger while slpng. Pls guide.
Allergy possible : He is being treated for asthma like symptoms is he better with treatment no fever symptoms only at night is possible he may have stuffy nose and can only breath thru mouth no tonsils may have postnasal drip i would try with md permission to use allergy treat and see effect not seeing is difficult to be exact hope I have helped good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed by ENT for Chronic Tonsillitis. Want a 2nd opinion please on any treatment before going to surgery. Any options to discuss with my ENT ?
What can happen if I have tonsillitis every month for 5 months and my doctor waits too long to schedule the surgery for my tonsils taken out?
Recurrent tonsilliti: Try avoiding cold beverages and Luke warm salt water gargle 3 times daily ...Read more
Scheduled surgery for tonsillectomy & adenoids due to abnormally large tonsils & tonsillitis.Will they burn them? Isn't there another way? 16&afraid
Why do I catch stuff like strep and tonsillitis more than i used to, had two blood transfusions with my hip surgeries, did i catch something from it?
Remedies: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Is it bad to get tonsillitis ? 1st was because on antibiotics,next year I got it and now same year I think I'm getting again. Is it bad?
I have really bad tonsillitis, been on amoxicillin 50mg for 2 and a half days, not clearing it as fast as I would like, can I take 4 a day?
Even better idea..: Get another antibiotic. There's a lot of resistance to the penicillin derivatives in the bacteria out there these days. Amoxicillin just might not be working at all, and might not work no matter how much you take of how long you take it. Rather than fiddle with the dose yourself, revisit your doctor and get a different antibiotic. ...Read more
I have had tonsillitis for 14 days now and I have took all my antibiotics for it . Today it has flared back really bad causing me to gag and feel sick?
Drs always think I have tonsillitis because my tonsils are permenatly huge! I have to tell them I have no pain it's my normal size is this bad theirbig?
Could be: When most doctors refer to tonsillitis, they mean infection (viral or bacterial) of the tonsils at the side of the throat (palatine tonsils). There are also tonsils at the back of the tongue (lingual tonsils) if the location of the pain is truly in the back of the tongue, several diagnoses are possible. Lingual tonsillitis, infected taste buds or if you are a smoker, more serious problems. Ent. ...Read more
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