Is it tonsillitis ?
I have difficulty swallowing and when i lay on my bed my throat get tight, i feel like my adenoids are swollen and my nose is congested? What do you feel I should do?
Is this tonsillitis ?
Is this tonsillitis ? It seems that I have some sort of a growth on my left tonsil. Yesterday it began to bulge but I ignored it, and now it seems to me that it s getting worse. It s strange to me that only one tonsil is affected. Do you know maybe what it is? Here is the picture....
Recurring Tonsillitis, is operation necessary?
Hi, My son is 5 years old. He is getting tonsillitis every month since last year. He is given antiboitics every time to cure. We also had done a culture test on his white spots on the throat , it says presence of Streptococcus . Last year we got x-ray of his adenoid and they seemed enlarged....
Thyroglossal duct cyst and abnormally large tonsils
I recently had a CT scan . It found that I have a thyroglossal duct cyst . I also found out that I had tonsolitis. A few months later I got another CT scan to check up on it and my tonsils are almost three times as large as normal. I need to get my cyst out this summer, so would it be good to get...
Shaky vision, had tonsilitis and fever. Suggestions?
My 6 year old son is saying he has shaky vision now and again. He plays on his ipad a lot and watches tv a lot. It goes as quick as it comes. He first ever complained with it after he was ill with tonsillitis and had a fever so I just put it down to that but he still gets it now ( few weeks later...
Hello and welcome to HCM,
I am Dr Sriram Nathan and i have performed more than three thousand tonsillectomies!If your son has recurrent infection, recurrent fever, nose block and ear block then it is advisable to undergo adenotonsillectomy, a simple surgery
If he does not have any problem you can wait and watch. If you need any help regarding surgery you may get back to me
Dr Sriram nathan
How do u know if u need antibiotic for tonsilitis and when should it start working
Welcome to Health Care Magic
Only a direct look and swab can confirm
If in doubt, treat
See an Internist / get yourself examined / at times, basic investigation may be necessary...
Streptococcal infection may lead to dire long term consequences, affecting the heart (Rheumatic Heart Disease), Kidney (Nephritis)...
I have tonsillitis and am on phenoxymethylpenicillin when will it kick in?
Hi and welcome to HCM.
Several days are necessary till antibiotics starts to work and full recovery is expected in 7-10 days so just be patient. If this is antibiotic resistant bacteria type then you may need to swtich antibiotics. Wish you good health.
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