Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
142 Doctors are Online

Unbearable pain in ear due to tonsils, unable to swallow anything. Quick solution ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
Doctor:Good Evening
User:the probem is regarding tonsils
User:ver gd evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
User:hello dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query Mr. XXXXXXX
User:its really become unbeaable painin ear du to tonsils
User:when i swallom something
User:not able to eat too
Doctor:May I know since when the pain started?
User:major from today
User:otherwise from last 2 days
Doctor:Are you on any medication?
User:not yet just doing garle of bitadine
User:buttoday its really tugh or me
Doctor:Are you at your home now?
User:een to drink water
Doctor:I can understand your suffering.
Doctor:Don't worry.
User:why it happens
Doctor:i will guide you so that you will feel better.
Doctor:It might be due to an active infection on your tonsils.
Doctor:1. Use mildly heated water, with salt mixed in it for gargling.
User:but pain s really non bearable when I swallonen something
Doctor:During active infection salted water gives better relief than betadine.
User:i already do so..
User:ok..will do salted garles
User:wht else is remedy for ths
User:to reduce pain
Doctor:Do you have Ibuprofen/ brufen?
User:no as of now..just having general meicine like disprine/combiflame etc.
Doctor:Combiflam is best.
Doctor:It contains Ibuprofen and paracetamol.
User:ok will take it...
Doctor:It will help in reducing pain and inflammation.
User:but doctor just want to know why tonsils appens
Doctor:Tonsils are the organs which is rightly placed in the mouth, because it is a major way through which infective organisms get into our body.
Doctor:So when there is a rise in infective bacteria entering the body, the tonsils gets inflamed very fast.
Doctor:Some individuals are more prone to this.
Doctor:And they get it very often.
User:I m one of them
Doctor:In your case, if it is repeatedly occurring, it is better to get it removed by an ENT surgeon.
User:every 2-3 years it happens in a major way
User:what should be the diet during tosils
Doctor:As of now, you can take Combiflam and saline gargles.
User:n avoidable food..
User:ok i will take it right now
Doctor:But for reducing the infection, an antibiotic will also be required.
Doctor:So First thing in the morning, get an appointment with an ENT surgeon.
User:any rcommendation
Doctor:He will examine the tonsils and recommend the appropriate antibiotic for treatment.
User:diet durng tonsils
Doctor:Without examining, I won't be able to recommend any antibiotics.
Doctor:You can have soft diet, including rice.
Doctor:You can avoid cold water, cold drinls, and cold food.
User:is lime with honey recommedable
Doctor:It is fine to have it.
User:ok then thanks doctor..will conslt tm with ent specialist
Doctor:Once the infection subsides, revisit the ENT surgeon, and make an appointment for the tonsil removal.
User:tonsil rmoval
Doctor:That can be done maybe around 2 weeks later.
User:hw much days will it take
User:for the surgery of same..
Doctor:Removal takes around 1 hour.
Doctor:To heal completely , it may take around 7-10 days.
User:meanwhile will take combiflame..
Doctor:Hope i had been of help to you.
Doctor:have you followed everything I said?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:You will get better.
Doctor:have you followed my suggestions?
Doctor:Is there anything else that I could answer?
Doctor:Are you there?
Question is related to
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor