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Red veins in throat, swollen tonsils. How to restrict it?

Hi,I have recognised visible red veins theyre in the back of my throat and near my uvela. my tonsils is a little big but not painful is it because of the mucus in my throat or I have a tooth infected, what can I do to restrict it and make the inflammmation go down? Please try to calm my nerves done, I have anxiety and a fear of cancer so I need to be reassured.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing to H.C.M. for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding tonsillar enlargement and congested vessels in throat. As you told that your tonsils are not painful but enlarge, and little mucus you got in your throat.

Considering your complaints in all aspect it appears that you really have tonsilopharyngitis. To treat it you should take-

(a) Antibiotic - Preferably it should be decided according to culture & sensitivity of throat swab.

(b) Mucolytic.

(c) Warm saline gargling.

As per your history of illness it does not appears to be dangerous but in future for prevention you should follow-

(1) Maintain your oral heygine.

(2) Avoid smoking.

(3) Whenever feel any discomfort in throat please contact your family physician.

Answered: Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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