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Throat infection, throat pain, have tonsillectomy. Suggested surgery. Should I go for it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Gud Af Dr
User:I've have thorat infection for past 10-12 days
User:First I've visited General Physican she precribed some antibiotics....
User:she advice me to take 3 days course & after 3days it was fine but again on the 5th day I had the same problem
User:then I've visisted ENT
User:he said that i'm having Tonsillectomy
User:if it is not cured i've to under go surgery....still i have thorat pain
User:please suggest what should i do
Doctor:I presume your ENT surgeon diagnosed tonsillitis and suggested tonsillectomy if it is not cured.
Doctor:Your ENT surgeon is right.
Doctor:Tonsillitis which do respond to conservative treatment need surgical removal (tonsillectomy).
Doctor:That being said, I wonder if you are treated appropriately.
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