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What will be the best method for treating tonsillitis at home?
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Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Gargling
Warm salt water gargling, drinking plenty of fluids and anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen.

In brief: Gargling
Warm salt water gargling, drinking plenty of fluids and anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen.
Dr. Sanford Archer
Dr. Sanford Archer
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends upon Cause
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. .As far as pain management, acetominophen or ibuprofen, over the counter anesthetic gargles or lozenges, or a salt water gargle may help.See your doctor in case medication is needed.

In brief: Depends upon Cause
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. .As far as pain management, acetominophen or ibuprofen, over the counter anesthetic gargles or lozenges, or a salt water gargle may help.See your doctor in case medication is needed.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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