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My tonsils are inflamed and I can't swallow. Are there home remedies that can help?
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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Salt water
Sounds gross, but gargling with salt water gives a lot of people relief.
If you're having that much difficulty swallowing though, you should see a doctor because you may need an antibiotic and other treatment.

In brief: Salt water
Sounds gross, but gargling with salt water gives a lot of people relief.
If you're having that much difficulty swallowing though, you should see a doctor because you may need an antibiotic and other treatment.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Old timey
You can try gargling with salt water or peroxide but, if you can't swallow, things may be more serious than that.
Get to your primary doctor asap and see if you have a complicated infection.

In brief: Old timey
You can try gargling with salt water or peroxide but, if you can't swallow, things may be more serious than that.
Get to your primary doctor asap and see if you have a complicated infection.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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