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Tonsillitis, penicillin, enlarged tonsils and swollen lips, vomiting with blood

Hi. My 17 year old daughter was diagnosed with tonsillitis two days ago. She has been prescribed penicillin . Her tonsils are still enlarged and her lips are swollen and can t seem to eat and finds it hard drinking. She also vomited twice and there was a bit of blood in her vomit. Should I take her to see the doctor again. How long will it take for her symptoms to improve. Thanks for your help
Asked On : Wed, 16 May 2012
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You can expect improvement after two days. Please give some multivitamin capsules. Also encourage her to gargle with warm water with half spoon of salt and turmeric. Slight bleeding may be due to inflamed tonsil. If she is feeling better there is no need to rush to the doctor. If she is feeling worse then it is better to see the doctor without delay.
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