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Vomiting, nausea, cold sweats, sore neck, severe headache, weakness, pus on tonsils spreading to right. Treatment advise?

.i was puking all night long lastnight feeling extreme nausea ,cold sweats, sore neck severe headache ,weakness and could not today after visiting the hospital this morning and getting an iv my nausea has gone away but my headache and neck are still throbbing and most of all my throat is killing me can t spit or swallow I m in such pain,and discovered a lot of puss on my left tonsil now spreading to my right, the doctor I saw was clueless and told me there is no puss there but once I went home I discovered it myself. What do you recommend I do to get rid of the puss on my tonsils?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
hello and welcome to HCM,

You are most likely to be suffering from an acute episode of tonsillitis. You need to do the following as soon as possible:
1. Get an ENT consult and re-evaluate the effectiveness of the medication given by you doctor as you have pus coming out just the same
2. Request your doctor for a throat swab and send it for culture and sensitivity
3. Start anti reflux treatment also in consultation with your doctor
4. Take only warm fluids and do salt water gargle
5. Do not speak loudly or strain when you speak
5. Assess whether you need injections for faster and better symptom control
6. If the problem occurs frequently then may be you can consider removal of the tonsils at a later date.

take care and get well soon

Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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