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Is It Ok To Take Sleeping Pills While Sick With Tonsillitis
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Throat pain/sleep: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((Melissa officinalis)), passion flower (Passiflora incarnata), Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), Hops (Humulus lupulus) ...Read more
What should I do if I have tonsillitis and it really hurts and it really makes me tired i cannot go out and i sleep a lot why does tonsillitis makes me tired?
Infections: Body fighting off infections whether viral or bacterial often release chemical mediators that can make you tired. The body needs rest and restoration to fight of infections so it is a natural way to tell us to slow down. Natural antibactproducts (gargling salt water) can be helpful but sometimes antibiotics are more needed. If persistent more than 4-5 days or trouble breathing, get help. ...Read more
I was coughing a lot day and night from tonsillitis and now I have a sharp aching pain on my right side and back it's unbearable i can't sleep!
Rib fracture?: Sometimes with strenuous coughing, one can crack a rib. This may not be a through-and-through fracture, but enough to cause pain -- especially with movement. Or there can be a dislocation of a rib causing similar discomfort. Please see your primary care physician for suggestions in your personal case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have postnasal drip after tonsillitis while travelling. Taking pseudoephedrine but lmtd. Expect pnd for how long? Extreme discomfort, can't sleep. Thx
Post-nasal drip: Post-nasal drip from a sinus infection commonly causes a sore throat (due the release of inflammatory chemicals from reactive white blood cells). Conversely, pn-drip from nasal allergies does not. You might want to have your ENT consider this possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have tonsillitis symptoms + phlegm (needs to forcefully come out) and can't yawn/talk/sleep without pain. Help?
Throat: You need to have this checked out today with a culture. You may need antibiotics ...Read more
Tonsillitis + sleep: Breathing might be noisy due to swelling of tonsils. ...Read more
Why am I snoring and how do I stop? I am in perfect shape. I've had tonsillitis before. I sleep with my mouth open. I'm very healthy
Snoring/OSA: Assuming you are a thin or fit young man as you say, then you likely either have large tonsils (which you would know - they are tough to hide) or else chronic nasal obstruction likely from a crooked septum or (much less likely) retained adenoids behind nasal cavity. See an ENT to do a good endoscopic exam of your nose and throat and decide if you need a sleep study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tonsillitis (viral) cause extreme fatigue also apparently sinusitis (not bacterial) I don't want to sleep during day and make myself more tired!
Sure, especially if : you have mononucleosis, which commonly presents in adolescents & young adults. See your doctor for clinical evaluation that includes checking for enlargement of your spleen & lymph nodes, a CBC, Mono spot test & Ebstein-Barr viral titers, if needed. If that's what you have, you'll know why you have to succumb to daytime fatigue for a few weeks. ...Read more
Not likely : In general, tonsillitis can cause obstructive symptoms in the throat, not the nose. For the nose, the adenoids (upper throat, behind the nose) can cause nasal obstruction . A nasal septum deviation or turbinate enlargement is very likely to contribute to nasal blockage. Adenoids can contribute to ear infections. Tonsil and adenoid problems can contribute to sleep apnea problems. See an ent. ...Read more
After tonsillitis have now have dry sore throat after sleeping. About 5 days now. Getting better but still there. Anything I can do to speed healing?
It takes time: It will be about 10 days to two weeks before you feel better. The body takes time to heal. Good luck ...Read more
Persistent cough, difficulty swallowing and eating, trouble sleeping for long periods of time, white tonsils.. is this strep,mono or tonsillitis?
Ive been having a hard time sleeping at night.
Is it ok to take sleeping pills (panadol night) that are not prescribed by a doctor?
Sleep hygiene: It is OK occasionally. Or make it the most optimal circumstance to get to sleep. Exercise regularly, morning may be best. Low sugar and caffeine intake and not later in the day. Earlier dinner and avoid stress if possible at night. When you are ready to go to bed read or watch TV but not in bed. Only get into bed when you are ready to sleep. There are other things like white noise machine ...Read more
How will sleeping pills effect me with liver cirrhosis. I go for days sleeping to much, now i can't sleep at all, is it ok to take sleeping pill?
Depends on the pill: Your cirrhosis causes medications to be metabolized and processed through the liver much more slowly than normal, so a typical dose of a sleeping pill for an adult should be decreased. Talk to your doctor about the safest dose based on your liver function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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