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Tonsillitis with weakness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   I got very bad tonsil
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Age 26; Gender ; M ; Occupation S/w ; Location Bangalore; Marital status unmarried; Dep. No
Doctor :   since when u have this tonsil problem
User :   Since yesterday morning
Doctor :   do u have difficulty in swallowing?
User :   yes very much
Doctor :   do you have fever
User :   No but I feel a little weak
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have sore throat
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there any foul smelling, pasty, infected material that collects within the pits on the tonsils
Doctor :   or bad breathe
User :   no bad breathe
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take fluids especially bland, warm or very cold may soothe throat
Doctor :   Gargle with warm salt water or povidone iodine antiseptic mouthwashes three times a day
Doctor :   if u develop fever
Doctor :   u might need anti biotic
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   then u might need to consult physician
Doctor :   Surgery to remove tonsils (tonsillectomy) may be necessary if you have persisting problem and not responding to treatment
Doctor :   i mean regular antibiotic treatment
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done. By then i shall type out the necessary Medical information for you.
User :   I am on hot fluids since yesterday; and since today I am taking antibiotics.But isn't there some way to reduce the throat pain.
Doctor :   u should finish full course of antibiotics
Doctor :   to get relief
User :   3/5 days
Doctor :   it will take some time for the medicine to act
Doctor :   complete the full course of antibiotics
Doctor :   it can be caused by viral infection as well
Doctor :   in that case it will resolve by itself
Doctor :   in weeks time
User :   I hope so
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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User :   Thanks a lot doc
Doctor :   confirm ur details please
User :   Yes
Doctor :   if not u can revisit ur physician
User :   Ok
Doctor :   any doubts?
User :   No
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