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Tonsillitis Treatment Amoxicillin
I get tonsillitis maybe 1 or 2 times per years always get amoxicillin to cure it.How can I avoid this or other treatments ?
Tonsillectomy?: You don't want to let throat infections go without treating them as bad things can result. If you're having that many infections each year, you might wanna consider having your tonsils removed. If you're an adult (as i assume) then this isn't a trivial operation but it might give you some relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i was taking amoxicillin for my tonsillitis will the amoxicillin help cure gonarrhea because my sex partner say he has gonarrhea?
No! See doc asap!: Gonorrhea (gc) has become a very resistant bacteria. To make matters worse, when there is gc there is often other bacteria that need to be treated. I would be concerned the tonsillitis could even be from the gc itself. Gc needs an injected antibiotic called Ceftriaxone to cure it and it would be worth being treated for chlamydia at same time which needs a different pill. See your doctor asap! ...Read more
I have what looks like tonsillitis or infected toncills, I have amoxicillin should I take it to help?
No: Never take antibiotics indiscriminately. It only leads to antibiotic resistance. Most infections are viral and go away with time. If patients have antibiotics at home, when i see them in the office i tell them whether or not to take it, and if culture or strep test is needed, tell them to take it if the results are positive. ...Read more
Just went to dr for the 3rd time in the last 3-4 weeks - on amoxicillin twice, now taking a zpac for suspected tonsillitis... Do i need them removed?
Grade: If your tonsils are swollen to grade 3 or 4, you might want to see an ent, md right away. Also, if your tonsils block your airway, it would be important to get is checked out right away. ...Read more
My 2 year old is on day3 of amoxicillin for tonsillitis which followed a cold.Cough has lasted 3 weeks & since having the medicine the cough is worse. Really husky. Should i get her checked again?
Varies: Usually within 7 to 10 days, improvement should be seen earlier than that... ...Read more
I currently have tonsillitis and i was prescribed amoxicillin. Wanted to know if it was ok to eat shrimp while taking this?
I had tonsillitis and was put on amoxicillin for 10 days , I have one more day but i still see white puss on them should I get more meds ?
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