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Unbearable pain in ear due to tonsils, unable to swallow anything. Quick solution ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:the probem is regarding tonsils
User:ver gd evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
User:hello dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query Mr. XXXXXXX
User:its really become unbeaable painin ear du to tonsils
User:when i swallom something
User:not able to eat too
Doctor:May I know since when the pain started?
User:major from today
User:otherwise from last 2 days
Doctor:Are you on any medication?
User:not yet just doing garle of bitadine
User:buttoday its really tugh or me
Doctor:Are you at your home now?
User:een to drink water
Doctor:I can understand your suffering.
Doctor:Don't worry.
User:why it happens
Doctor:i will guide you so that you will feel better.
Doctor:It might be due to an active infection on your tonsils.
Doctor:1. Use mildly heated water, with salt mixed in it for gargling.
User:but pain s really non bearable when I swallonen something
Doctor:During active infection salted water gives better relief than betadine.
User:i already do so..
User:ok..will do salted garles
User:wht else is remedy for ths
User:to reduce pain
Doctor:Do you have Ibuprofen/ brufen?
User:no as of now..just having general meicine like disprine/combiflame etc.
Doctor:Combiflam is best.
Doctor:It contains Ibuprofen and paracetamol.
User:ok will take it...
Doctor:It will help in reducing pain and inflammation.
User:but doctor just want to know why tonsils appens
Doctor:Tonsils are the organs which is rightly placed in the mouth, because it is a major way through which infective organisms get into our body.
Doctor:So when there is a rise in infective bacteria entering the body, the tonsils gets inflamed very fast.
Doctor:Some individuals are more prone to this.
Doctor:And they get it very often.
User:I m one of them
Doctor:In your case, if it is repeatedly occurring, it is better to get it removed by an ENT surgeon.
User:every 2-3 years it happens in a major way
User:what should be the diet during tosils
Doctor:As of now, you can take Combiflam and saline gargles.
User:n avoidable food..
User:ok i will take it right now
Doctor:But for reducing the infection, an antibiotic will also be required.
Doctor:So First thing in the morning, get an appointment with an ENT surgeon.
User:any rcommendation
Doctor:He will examine the tonsils and recommend the appropriate antibiotic for treatment.
User:diet durng tonsils
Doctor:Without examining, I won't be able to recommend any antibiotics.
Doctor:You can have soft diet, including rice.
Doctor:You can avoid cold water, cold drinls, and cold food.
User:is lime with honey recommedable
Doctor:It is fine to have it.
User:ok then thanks doctor..will conslt tm with ent specialist
Doctor:Once the infection subsides, revisit the ENT surgeon, and make an appointment for the tonsil removal.
User:tonsil rmoval
Doctor:That can be done maybe around 2 weeks later.
User:hw much days will it take
User:for the surgery of same..
Doctor:Removal takes around 1 hour.
Doctor:To heal completely , it may take around 7-10 days.
User:meanwhile will take combiflame..
Doctor:Hope i had been of help to you.
Doctor:have you followed everything I said?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:You will get better.
Doctor:have you followed my suggestions?
Doctor:Is there anything else that I could answer?
Doctor:Are you there?
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