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Tonsillitis, difficulty in swallowing liquids, fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i have a problem with my throat

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   ok i have been running a fever for the past couple of hours and i took something to help reduce it but it did not work, my throat is hurting so bad i am almost unable to swallow or talk and my father looked in my throat and said there was a pus pocket close to my tonsils... what is causing this?
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   difficulty in swallowing more for solids or liquids
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   liquids... 17
Doctor :   since how many days do yu have this
Doctor :   ok
User :   just earlier tonight it started hurting and is getting worse
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have cough
User :   no
Doctor :   or running nose
User :   no
Doctor :   fever with chills and rigors
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its a case of Follicular tonsilitsis
User :   not strep throat?

Doctor :   any swelling behind the ears or below the ears
User :   ?

Doctor :   or in the neck region

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