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Pain in the tonsils, bitterness in the tongue. Swollen tonsils. Using antibiotics. What to do now?

good evening doctor.... I am having a slight pain on my tonsils and bitterness of tongue for 3 wks... I went to EEnt 2x already but both of them said that I just have a light swelling on my tonsils.... the first one gave me an antibiotic and the 2nd doctor gave me a mouth spray for the swelling ... there is a little improvement but the bitterness of my tongue remains... what should I do now doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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As your ENT specialist has diagnosed the cause pain as swelling of tonsils alone,i suspect impacted wisdom tooth is present in your oral cavity which is inflammed.
The above mentioned symptoms are usually associated with pericoronitis.
Please do visit a dentist and get a thorough evaluation done.
Meanwhile,maintain oral hygiene well.
Gargle frequently with warm saline and betadine.
Rinse your mouth after every meals.
The pain will subside once the tooth has removed or flap overlying tooth has incised out.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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