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Infectiousness of tonsillitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   I have had a sore throat for 2 and a half weeks thought it was a viral infection but now have white spots which i know is tonsilitis, i just wanted to know should i attend work as i work in a kitchen serving and preparing food
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   Yes i have had tonsilitis a few times but only every two years or so
User :   i have an appointment today but i need to know earlier whether to phone work to get cover
Doctor :   well u have to see the doc for the physical exam
Doctor :   once he checks it he can suggest for the same
User :   is it infectious is all i need to know i know it is tonsilitis
Doctor :   not eaxctly
Doctor :   if u dont kiss or cough in open

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