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Treatment for tonsilitis - 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
Doctor :   are yu ther
User :   s
User :   just now i got this link from my colleague...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any query
User :   i m facing throat infection for a long time...
User :   is it possible to have a ENT doctor's help?
Doctor :   What are you symptoms
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   How long you have this?
User :   already i have consulted a doctor.. he told me that my tonsils are grown... but he suggested that, no need to have an operation at this stage...
Doctor :   k
User :   the symptoms are frequent generation of mucus and white tiny white pigments formation in the throat..
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User :   Age: 27, Gender: Male, Occupation: Engineer, Marital Status: single. Weight & height: 75 & 5.11", dependents: no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have symptoms now?
User :   s
Doctor :   Ok do you have specific questions regarding the doctor opinion
User :   how to reduce the tonsils without removing it by operation?
Doctor :   The tonsils are enlarged as a defense process to kill the organism or an allergen
Doctor :   that tries to hinder the immune system
Doctor :   so one has to take care not to get in contact with these
Doctor :   by personal hygiene, sanitation, hygiene food and wter
Doctor :   avoiding the contact from the allergen
Doctor :   so try to findout what is causing repeated enlargements in your tonsils
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User :   ping...
Doctor :   Hi.
User :   s... sorry.. here some session problem
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   basically.. two years back i came here...
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   is it because of change in the environment?
User :   its hot place..
Doctor :   It could be allergic but
Doctor :   As there are white patches, it looks like a bacterial infection.
User :   i totally avoided cold items...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you gotten a check up from an ENT doctor?
User :   s... 4 to 5 months back..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   he gave me some tablets...but
Doctor :   I suggest that you visit an ENT surgeon once again, get antibiotics for the infection and once the infection subsides get a Tonsillectomy done.
User :   but its still exists..
User :   tonsillectomy means operation?
Doctor :   Yes. So, The best way is to get the tonsils removed.
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   how painfull it is? and how long it will take to remove and recover from the opertion?
Doctor :   The operation will require about one day at the hospital and 2 days rest at home.
Doctor :   That varies between hospitals.
User :   i need to stay as a inpatient at the hospital?
Doctor :   The procedure takes a day
Doctor :   And the hospital stay would require 5 days
Doctor :   I am sorry, I was chatting with another patient.
User :   ok...
User :   is there any way of reducing the tonsils?
Doctor :   You need to take all the tests for the operation.
Doctor :   the infection can be controlled with antibiotics but it can always recur.
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User :   thanks a lot for your informarmation
User :   may i know your name and contact number?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
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User :   s
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   nothing.. thanks
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You are welcome.
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