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Swollen gums due to tonsillitis. Using penicillin antibiotic to shrink tonsils. Alternative options?

I have swollen gums caused by tonsillitis , my penicillin antibiotic has finally started shrinking my tonsils but it feels like my gums are getting bigger and more painful, do you know how long it will take for them to go down and whether the anti-biotic will help this or is there anything else i can do to make them shrink faster or reduce the pain?
Asked On : Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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hello milzipops
i think you should use cefixime or cefpodoxime 200 mg twice daily for 5 days
you can use ibufpren plus paracetamol combination thrice daily for gum swelling.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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