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What is the treatment for tonsilar abscess?
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Drainage and meds
Usually we drain the abscess with with a needle or incise it with a blade under local anesthesia.
Then we treat with antibiotics and sometimes steroids.

In brief: Drainage and meds
Usually we drain the abscess with with a needle or incise it with a blade under local anesthesia.
Then we treat with antibiotics and sometimes steroids.
Dr. David Astrachan
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