Constant minor sore throat, tonsiliths, swollen lymph nodes under jaw, loud breathing and more tonsil related symptoms. Chronic tonsilitis?

chronic tonsillitis? Signs of chronic tonsillitis can include: • frequent tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths • bad breath • frequent throat discomfort and sensation of something stuck in the back of the throat • enlarged tonsils treatment for chronic tonsillitis can include antibiotics and oral gargles and rinses. If symptoms persist, surgery may be indicated. It is recommended that you see your ENT physician.

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I have chronic tonsilitis. Sore throats. I have been told by 4 doctors that I need my tonsils out how long can I be putting this off?

Chronic Tonsillitis. If you have experienced more than four episodes of acute tonsillitis within the last six months or six or more episodes within the past year, you should see an ent. Also, a chronic sore throat needs to be evaluated. Tonsillectomy is an outpatient procedure in the vast majority of health patents. If you get medical treatment with each episode, the question is just one of patience. Read more...
Treatment depends. Chronic tonsilitis can be treated by antibiotics or removal of the tonsils. Once you have more than 5-6 infections/yr or 3 infections a year for 3 years in a row do we consider removal the tonsils. If you do not decide to remove them, you will need treatment for each infection. It really depends on how many and how bad these infections are to determine whether the surgery is recommended. Read more...

I had tonsillitis two months ago. My first zpack seemed to clear things up quickly but my symptoms returned about two weeks later. After waiting it out another week, I was put on a second zpack which took care of the sore throat but not the swollen tonsil

Recurrent tonsilitis. Could bereflux or recurrent infections. Could try prevecid/ and ranitidine for reflux, elevate head of bed , Avoid caffeine ,smoking alcohol, sodas energy drinks Would see ENT to diagnosis reflux or need for taking the tonsils out due to recurrent infections - sometimes the bacteria get into the crypts and can't be elminated. or may have abscess/ or need clindamycin. Read more...
See below. Assuming that you did have a strep throat, Z-pak may not have been effective because of the emerging resistance of GAS to Zithromax.Re-treatment for a swollen tonsil isn't indicated unless a peritonsillar abscess is suspected. Statistics show that in the U.S. the risk of severe side effects from antibiotics FAR outweighs the the the negligible risk of Rheumatic Fever>http://bit.ly/1d95OlO. Read more...

Have little sore throat, swollen lymph nodes 60 days after HIV exp. HIV RNA & Combo neg 59 days. 1) is symptoms related to hiv? 2) Are my results conclusive or do I need to test at 90 days?

HIV negativity. is far less than the likelihood of newly acquired. Basically, it's NEGATIVE. Other viral infection, allergies, post-nasal drip, mononucleosis... all possible cannot say in your particular case, but HIV is negative. Read more...