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Swollen Tonsils Or Tonsillitis And Frequency Of Operation And Alternatives
Certainly have tonsillitis or strep after two weeks of a cold I now have white spots and SWOLLEN tonsils, what to do till I go todrs tomorrow 4swelling?
Got very swollen tonsils, nasal drip, blisters on my tonsils, feeling very cold, temp of 38.5, shaking, breathlessness. Might I have tonsillitis?
I took my lil girl to the hospital yesterday with a high fever and she has tonsillitis, fevers broke should she return to skool with swollen tonsils?
Im 21 and i have had swollen tonsils my whole life and frequent tonsilitis. Im also a singer. If i get them removed, will it affect my singing?
Very likely: Removing the tonsils will likely affect your resonance so your voice may be altered. You should discuss your concerns with an Otolaryngologist as well as your singing teacher/coach. ...Read more
Scheduled surgery for tonsillectomy & adenoids due to abnormally large tonsils & tonsillitis.Will they burn them? Isn't there another way? 16&afraid
Girlfriend (19) has pinprick red spots all over her chest, developed over past 3 days. Also has swollen tonsils (had tonsilitus 2 months ago but has been recurring) white bacteria streaks can be seen ?
That depends...: If the infections are infrequent than antibiotics will be enough. If the infections occur more than 6-8 times per year you should consider a tonsillectomy. ...Read more
Red & swollen tonsils & throat, occasionally sore, occasional low grade fever, snoring, trouble breathing at times after tonsillitis in december.
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
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