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What is best treatment for follicular tonsilitis?

What is best treatment for follicular tonsilitis?

Tonsillitis: If this is chronic and symptomatic best would be to consider tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Knox
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Tonsillitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the tonsil tissue, which can be either an acute or chronic process. Most of the time, it is caused by infection. In the acute phase, most cases of tonsillitis are viral. Once the problem extends beyond 10 days, it typically ...Read more


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I am suffering from acute and chronic follicular tonsilitis.Please suggest the treatment and diet?

I am suffering from acute and chronic follicular tonsilitis.Please suggest the treatment and diet?

Tonsillitis?: Soft diet, maintaining fluid intake and pain control are key to getting better. If your pmd or ENT prescribed any medications, be sure to take them as directed. Follow -up as recommended. If you get frequent, recurrent episodes, you may need to have your tonsils removed. ...Read more

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What is best medical treatment for tonsilitis?

What is best medical treatment for tonsilitis?

Antibiotics: I am a huge fan of an antibiotic called clindamycin. Tonsillitis usually involves mouth organisms either primarily or secondarily. Clindamycin is very effective against mouth bacteria whereas a lot of other antibiotics aren't. I'm aggressive with tonsil infections treating with antibiotics even with a viral cause. This is because bacterial superinfection occurs as the virus weakens the tonsil. ...Read more

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Which treatment for tonsillitis is the very best?

Which treatment for tonsillitis is the very best?

Treat Tonsillitis: Depends upon the cause. If viral tonsillitis, treat the symptoms. If bacterial, a ten day course of antibiotics. If irritative tonsillitis, try to eliminate the irritant. Many causes, many treatments. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for quinsy/tonsillitis?

Quinsy: Quinsy generally refers to an abscess. This often requires drainage of the abscess and antibiotics. ...Read more

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My 14 months old son has had tonsillitis three times in the last six months. What is the best treatment. ?

My 14 months old son has had tonsillitis three times in the last six months. What is the best treatment. ?

Infection: There is not a lot that you can do for a viral illness even if it occurs multiple times. Hand washing is key in preventing many contact diseases. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic treatment for tonsillitis?

What is the best antibiotic treatment for tonsillitis?

Peniciilin: Penicillin is the drug of choice for bacterial tonsillitis, Clindamycin is reasonable for penicillin allergic. Of course viral tonsillitis, which is more common, does not benefit from antibiotic usage. ...Read more