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Frequent soreness, swelling in throat with white spots. Is there any effective remedy?

Hello, I have been getting sick a lot lately and it all seems to start in my throat . It gets very swollen and sore and it makes it impossible to do my job (I teach). I have had strep or tonsillitis many times in the past year, and I get white spots on my tonsils, some of which never fully go away. I have seen a number of doctors, have had blood work done, and I have seen an allergist . All they offered me was a nose spray since my blood work didn t offer much explanation. I m getting sick every other week it seems and it s not going over well at work. Do I need to see a specialist about possibly getting my tonsils removed (I m 27)? Or is there something else I should look into?
Asked On : Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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hi there, you need to get a throat swab taken for culture and senstivity and take a complete course of antibiotics. Also get your immunity level assessed and then visit an ENT surgeon who will be able to find a specific cause for your condition. IN the meanwhile you could use betadine gargles, anti-inflammatory tablets and give voice rest .Take care.
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