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Pus On The Tonsils Without Pain
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Diharreah. 2 immodium. Felt ok then cold signs, 37.5 temp1 day urin burn. Throat pus and now tonsils pain doctor said its gastro viral is it hiv?
HIV: If you feel that there is any risk of having been exposed to hiv, either sexually or by needle sharing or other transfer of body tissues or fluids you need to go and be tested. Always better to be safe than sorry. The symptoms that you are having are probably not due to acute HIV disease, but there is no way to tell without being tested. ...Read more
Peritonsillar abcess or peritonsillar cellulitis. I have all the symptoms, but don't see a pus growth, just large tonsils and pain. How to know?
Get seen, Jeff: If your airway might be compromised, go to the emergency room. If you simply have a bad sore throat and big tonsils, it's unlikely you have cellulitis or an abscess. Both are spectacular illnesses; cellulitis spreads through your tissues dramatically, while an abscess is palpable as a fluctuant mass that you may feel tempted to drain like you pop a pimple -- don't try it on your own. ...Read more
A cold for a week with few small pus spot on tonsils but no pain. Dr gave Omnicef (cefdinir). 2 days in and my throat hurts and back of tongue feels so strange. Y?
Sore throat: Hello ~ Omnicef (cefdinir) is a powerful drug/antibiotic to give if there is no positive strep culture because this is probably viral in origin. However now, you have successfully knocked out all the normal bacteria in the throat and have a sore throat from the resulting fungal overgrowth. You need to take an oral anti fungal for 3 -5 days. If you have a vaginal troche for vaginal thrush just suck one a day ...Read more
Woke up this morning with pus on my tonsils. The left side has good size pockets of pus and the right has barely any. And it doesn't hurt.
Can pus in the tonsil be like a hard thing? Like even if I rub it it won't feel soft? Is it possible for a pus to get in this condition in tonsil case
Tonsil stone: Look up tonsil stone on youtube. It's a collection of food that gets trapped in your tonsil. Other than being annoying, these things are not worrisome. Some patients elect for tonsillectomy if it last for a long time and nothing else helps. ...Read more
Infection: Pus spots on the back of the throat or tonsils usually means an infection is going on. Often they're caused by viruses and go away in a few days. They can also be caused by bacterial germs like strep. Talk to your doctor. They may want to do a strep test to see if treatment is needed. You can help throat pain by drinking cold (non-acid, non-carbonated) liquids. Throat lozenges can help. ...Read more
Hard to know: Clinical decision depends on more information. See an ENT to answer this. ...Read more
One tonsil is huge and covered in pus, the other is fine. Tested negative for both strep and mono. Any suggestions?
Tonsilar abscess: Please see an ear, nose and throat specialist. If you have pus on your tonsil that is not getting better may need to have it drained or removed as it may be an abscess. Antibiotics can help but sometimes the infection can keep coming back. If you have difficulty breathing or swallowing, go to the ED right away. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono reactivation weeks ago. I'm still coughing and have pus on my tonsils. Can you please advise me on mono reactivation?
Hi, had one swollen tonsil for over a month, noticed a white spot & when prodded produced white pus, no pain as such just ached sometimes, what is it?
Tonsil stones: This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the area with a soft brush, or using a water pik to dislodge them. Sometimes the tonsils may become chronically infected, painful, or swollen. Then it may be time to consider removal. You should see an otolaryngologist and discuss. ...Read more
Had tiny white dot on tonsil for few weeks, no other symptoms, not sick, pushed on tonsil today and it came out, was it pus or a stone, do I need meds?
Tonsillar "trash": The same happened to me many years ago. That little white clump of "stuff" was probably rather foul smelling and soft. It is not pus or a stone but something a pathologist called tonsillar crypt debris. It is material that forms as a result of the tonsils working to eliminate bacteria. They require no treatment other than what you have already done. ...Read more
Possible: Although it is more common to see strep infections when there is pus on the tonsils, a variety of infections can result in pus, including sexually transmitted infections. However, these tend to be less common, but they certainly occur. If you have had sexual relations with someone who you think may have an std, your risk goes up. Any pus on the tonsils should be evaluated w/ a culture & treated. ...Read more
Had strep and compete the amoxicillin. (2nd time in 45 days). Still have pus pockets on tonsil. Am I still positive for strep?
Being treated for tonsillitis in one tonsil. Is it normal for pus to be draining from the tonsil after 5 days of meds. Should I push pus out?
How long until my tonsil should go down from tonsillitis? It is still swollen, but the white pus has gone down a lot. It's been well over a week now
1-2 weeks: It's not uncommon to have continued swelling of the tonsilar tissue for up to 2 weeks after treatment is started. ...Read more
? Sinusitis/Rhinitis: It appears that you might have some kind of infection in your nostril, that could be due to sinusitis (infection of nasal sinuses) or rhinitis (infection of nasal mucosa). Any pus or pus pockets are serous conditions and needs prompt attention. Also, you mentioned neck stiffness which could be a symptom of some deep tissue involvement in your face, nose or brain. Please see an md. ...Read more
Not infections: It is really just like craters or divots in the tonsils that collect particles, it is not infectious. They are harmless but can be bothersome if you feel them. Sometimes you can pick them out our your dentist or doctor can. Be careful not to hurt yourself. It does not cause strep throat. ...Read more
Is it possible to have mono with enlarged tonsil but without having white spot and pus on the tonsil?
Yes: See doctor for an evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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