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Large pus filled lump on tonsil

I m a 38 yr old female. A month ago I had a high fever and sore swollen throat went to the dr. was given penicillin and steroid shot. Now i had a mild fever for a day and my throat swelled. The fever went away but my throat is still sore...its been 4 days. It started feeling like something was stuck in the back of my throat...i got a flashlight and looked. It looks like my right tonsil is swollen and it has a rather large pus filled lump on it...larger them a pea smaller then a marble...? I ve seen step show white dot looking things on the tonsil before but nothing like this...what could it be?
Asked On : Tue, 15 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

you are suffering from follicular tonsillitis, dont worry for this.

TAKE a course of anti biotic with betadine gargles.

Answered: Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Rangadhar Satapathy's  Response
Hi greetings from health care magic
Already it has been well answered. Yes the acute case can be managed as quick as possible. But to eradication the tendency of chronic tonsillitis a proper homeopathy constitutional integrative treatment is required. thank you
Answered: Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. KOMAL vig's  Response
hello... take silicea 30 thrice daily till a week... its a homeoapthic medicine.
u will be helaed .. n also u can opt for homeopathy for the repeated tonsil infection u will compleltely cured wit the help of homeoapthic medicine

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Answered: Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Sasi kala's  Response
welcome to h & m,
your are suffering from tonsillitis and pus on the tonsil is due to bacterial infection .for these symptoms homeo medicines like belladona ,pyrogen,merc sal, rhus tox will help consult a homeo physician you can solve your problem.
take care.
Answered: Tue, 15 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response

These are the microabscess over the tonsils, this happens when there is repeated infection of the tonsil due to blockage of the crypts of the tonsils. Drink plenty of warm water, do gargles with betadine gargles (1:1 dilution) 2-3 times after the food. If there i recurrent infection of the tonsil, you can as well get it removed.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Tue, 15 Feb 2011
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