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Puss In Throat
Tonsils filled with puss. sore throat. on day 3 of z pak (azithromycin). fevers 102 plus. Throat and tonsils swollen, blood shot. Hurts to talk and swallow.
Sore?: If your throat is sore and you see white exudate (pus balls) then you can gargle with salt water or half/half peroxide and mouthwash for relief.. It would be best to be seen to be sure it is not strep throat. If you see white balls and are not ill, they could be tonsilliths or trapped food particles, which are not a problem. Gargling also helps remove them. A visit will help clear that up. ...Read more