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Suffering from tonsillitis, on ibuprofen. Headache, vomiting. Confused as what could this be?

Hi, Yesterday I visited my doctor who told me I have tonsillitis prescribed me penicillin and told me to take ibruprofen. I've been taking both but it's doing nothing for my awful headache. I have been vomiting and have hot and cold sweats. Is there anything you can recommend? Think I may have a bug as I regularly have tonsillitis but never vomit
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hi, Thanks for the query to H.C.M.C.
You are a patient of chronic tonsillitis (recurrent).
No doubt penicillin is a drug of choice but it seems this is not working in your case properly.
In my opine you should take a combination of quinolines + azithromycin just once a day for five day that too in the evening. Gargles with anti bacterial solution is for local relief.
Your's both problems will be solved , but take these drugs after consulting a physician.
Have a good day.
Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Antibiotic takes time to act - at least 2 days should be allowed to observe a trend...
Symptomatic treatment helps in the interval...
if the headache is severe and disproportionate, a re-look may be needed.
Vomiting may be from anti-biotic or ibuprofen...
Tonsillitis is also from a 'bug'...

You should see the doctor again - fresh assessment / change of medicines - seem to be necessary...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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