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Throat swollen with holes and white substance. Why hard to breathe?

So in back of throat the two things n back r swollen. They have lil holes n them .with white stuff n them. I get q tip and wipe out and its white puss. This happens every 3 to 4 months. This time so far they r not touchin but sometimes they get swollen so bad they touch and hard to breathe. Please help what to do and what could it b
Asked On : Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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Hi I am Dr Ravinder Sharma. On the basis of information provided it appears that you are having recurrent attacks of acute follicular tonsillitis. It may be because of viral infecion or bacterial infection.

I advise you for a ENT consultation and some tests like throat swab for culture and sensitivity and blood test. This will help us in making the diagnosis.
Treatment involves tonsillectomy in remission phase
I hope this answers your concerns. Feel free to contact me if you want further information about it
With regards
Ravinder Sharma
Answered: Wed, 17 Oct 2012
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