1. Regarding difficulty in swallowing it could be due to enlarged tonsils, [white stops could be due to diptheria, peritonsillar abscess] but prior to any medication ask for Barium swallow, indirect laryngoscopy
, and oesophagoscopy.
PS. bland and soft diet
, more of milk, avoid hot drinks and spicy foods.
. Do not lie down immediately after food, take small, non bulky meals.
. Head high position at night.
2. Removal of Tonsils will have no health related issues, and seek an opinion of ENT Doctor.
PS. Avoid fried food,cold drinks, ice cream and taken tablet Septilin [twice daily] till need for Tonsillectomy
3. Tonsillectomy can be advised if:
. Tonsillar lymph nodes are persistently enlarged and tender.
. When a hidden septic focus is suspected (low grade fever
,anorexia,not gaining weight)
. Persistent dry cough and mouth breathing