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Swollen and hurting tonsils. Will alcohol cure it?

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Hey my tonsils are swollen and they hurt alot should I take shot of vodka to ease my pain?
Posted Tue, 3 Jul 2012 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 1 hour later

Thanks for posting your query

Swollen and painful tonsils need to be evaluated and treated with antibiotics and analgesics and/or antiinflammatory agents

Medicated gargles may help temporarily

Vodka won't be of any help

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