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Will Doxycycline Help Tonsillitis
NO: And 5 days is not long enough. Need to be on antibiotic at least 10 days
Acute parenchymatous tonsillitis not responding to amoxycillin 500mg bd for 3 days. Can I shift to doxycycline??
YES: Only under a doctor's supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
I went to my doctor for tonsillitis he prescribed me doxycycline will this be effective against tonsillitis.
I'm 39 week pregnant my c.s e spinal anaesthesia on Monday I started to suffer today from tonsillitis (follicular) should I postpone the operation?
Yes: You should seek treatment and not postpone unless you are unable to find an urgent care center this weekend! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z
I know that while taking vibramycin (doxycycline) I should avoid sun exposure. But when can I expose freely to sun after stopping the drug i.e.after how long?!
Sometimes: But there are better choices.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got a bad case of tonsillitis (bacterial) right after switching to a more powerful e-cig device. Wondering if this was the cause or just coincidence.
Aggravating factor: If you expose your tonsils to foreign agents, like an inhaled chemical or smoke, you can weaken its protective membranes and increase risk that a germ would be able to invade. Over time people get used to the exposure and continue their habit. Some foreign substances may be more irritating to some people than others.
I took my son to a&e last night as he had a rash all on body. Doctor said it was tonsillitis but people are saying it's strange his has a rash with it?
Rash and tonsillitis: Tonsillitis is a very common illness in kids. The majority of tonsil infections are viral and some are bacterial like the well known strep throat. Many viral illness are associated with a rash called a viral exanthum. Many patients with strep throat will also have rash called scarlatina. Rashes can be caused by a number of other etiologies and should have a provider eval if they persist.
Tonsillitis spread: Yes, tonsil infections can "spread" to include pus accumulation in the areas next to the tonsils called the peritonsillar space to cause a peritonsillar abscess. Lymph nodes in the neck can get infected as well. Untreated tonsillitis has the potential to lead to blood poisoning or sepsis. Streptococcal tonsillitis can be complicated by inflammation of the kidneys.See 1 more doctor answer
Well - you won't: Cure a bacterial tonsillitis at home. Even it is a viral tonsillitis - you are treating the symptoms while you wait for the infection to resolve. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/.
SORE throat suggest: Hydrate, lozenges especially cepacol which has mild anesthetic properties, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, throat coat tea are suggestions. Gargle with warm salt water with a dissolved Aspirin in it. If fever, large lymph glands, or infected looking tonsils then get culture for strep.
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