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Will Doxycycline Help Tonsillitis
Acute parenchymatous tonsillitis not responding to amoxycillin 500mg bd for 3 days. Can I shift to doxycycline??
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I went to my doctor for tonsillitis he prescribed me doxycycline will this be effective against tonsillitis.
I took clarithromycin for chest infection for 4 days, my chest got cleared out but I developed tonsillitis. Doctor gave me doxycycline for it as I am allergic peniccilin. Next day I developed rash all over my body. Which antibiotic I am allergic to?
There are many causes of a rash, but you may have had an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. If you experienced symptoms such as itchiness or wheezing, these are also symptoms of an allergic reaction.
The other causes include viral and bacterial infections. Please ask your PCP, and you may need another prescription for another antibiotic. ...Read more
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?
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?!
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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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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/. ...Read more
Be careful: Most tonsillitis is viral and will resolve on it's own. Salt water gargles can help relieve the pain. However strep throat may travel to your kidneys, heart, or joints and can cause permanent damage. If sore throat persists beyond a few days you should see a doc for a strep test. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Depends: If caused by a bacterial infection, antibiotics are needed. If caused by a viral infection, time improves. Other causes such such as allergies or trauma require specific interventions. See your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Many people will have mild tonsillitis with common cold of flu and it would be okay to go to work, once you are beyond three days from the start of illness. However, strep throat needs to be treated immediately to avoid complications. Rarely, tonsillitis may be due to a serious infectious illness such as diphtheria which should be treated asap and you should avoid work till cleared by a doc. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Acute tonsillitis is either viral which will resolve on its own or bacterial. Bacterial can be acute (pain, pus, fever, large red tonsils) and should respond to antibiotics. Recommend strep test first. Chronic tonsillitis may respond to antibiotics but several rounds of antibiotics don't work then tonsillectomy. Adults who have their tonsils out for chronic disease have less pain, antibiotics. ...Read more
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