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Antibiotics and self care for swollen tonsils - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my tonsils are swollen especially the right side i have been taking antibiotics they will help but then i am back to the same
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   sure we will help you
User :   i also did a strep A test and it was positive I AM CURRENTLY TAKING ERYTHROMYCIN but my neck is swollen my tongue feels swollen i dont feel any better
Doctor :   your age and occupation
User :   23 bank clerk
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   no need to worry
Doctor :   this antibiotics will take atleast 2 or 3 days to act efficiently
Doctor :   and are you taking any other medications
User :   i have been taking them 4 days now
Doctor :   are you practicing salt gargling
User :   no i have had a penadur 1.2 injection every month since february

User :   yes it does not help
Doctor :   you should take a strong conc of salt
Doctor :   and practice 3 daily
Doctor :   and if it doesn't get better then go for change in antibiotic

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