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Is getting dizziness normal with tonsillitis?

My 11 year old was diagnosed with tonsillitis earlier this week but was not bad enough to be given antibiotics. He s had this for 4 days and does not seem to be improving Also, he has complained of feeling dizzy today. Is this normal with tonsillitis?
Mon, 26 Feb 2018
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Hi... feeling dizzy is not a symptom of tonsillitis.
If 11 year old kid is feeling dizzy then it definitely needs evaluation.
I suggest you take him to the nearest Emergency Room immediately.
Regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani
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Is getting dizziness normal with tonsillitis?

Hi... feeling dizzy is not a symptom of tonsillitis. If 11 year old kid is feeling dizzy then it definitely needs evaluation. I suggest you take him to the nearest Emergency Room immediately. Regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani