Dear SIr I am dr Dr Sharma Tonsils are lymphoid tissue present in oropharynx and are frst line of defence against infection. If they are infected ---- viral or bacterial infection --- it is called tonsillitis. Main symptoms are foreign body sensation in throat, pain in throat, difficulty in swallowing, fever and cough I hope this answers your question with regards Ravinder Sharma
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Hi, last week I had a sore swollen throat which hurt when I swallowed and I felt I did not have much room to breathe. My tonsils were red and swollen and everything looked small and enclosed. The throat eventually got better on Monday this week and then on Tuesday night I felt a strain on my throat again. Now all I feel is like there is something stuck in my throat and it s so uncomfortable. I can also see my epiglottis which I never have done before.
I recently went to the doctor for strep like symptoms and the test was negative. However, I have been taking augmentin for 24 hours now with now relief and the infection spread. They prescribed an oral steroid to take along with the anit-biotic but I m rather concerned that I am being treated for something that they haven t identified. It looks as if it could be tonisilitis or diptheria. I live in a building occupied by a few hundred music students, many from different countries. I don t don t whether or not I should got to an ED tonight, or give the meds a chance.
My daughter has been diagnosed with tonsillitis and prescribed antibiotics yesterday. This evening she does not feel any better and her tonsills are black and sh has been coughing up blood. In the middle of the night she had to get up to be sick. Are these symptoms of tonsillitis?
I am a 16 year old male, 5'9'' and 150lbs and for a week now i have woken up every morning by a fast heart rate, naseau, and diarreah. on two occasions it has made me vomit. i do not drink or do drugs, i do not drink alot of caffiene, and i have only had one surgery: my tonsils were removed a long time ago. please tell me what this is and how to cure it?
i had a tonsillectomy 4 months ago and am still in pain, and it always looks like there are ulcers in the back of my throat. I ended up in the ER initially with an abcess in my right tonsil and that side of my jaw and ear and throat are constantly hurting. The Dr. prescribed me some ativan to relax the muscle but i'm concerned about what appears to be constant ulcers in the tonsil beds
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Hi, this is my first time writing, I have a uncomfortableness in my throat. Its not sore, its not swollen, it doesnt hurt when I swallow, I do not have any other signs that it may be Lymphoma. I am 35 yrs old. I do smoke marijuana alot. I went to a friend who is a medical assistant and he checked my lymph nodes and I had all my blood work done. Everything he said came back normal except my blood pressure is high and my cholesterol is high. Sometimes it is more tight than other days...but no pain just discomfort. My friend assured me that I do not have Lymphoma. i also still have my tonsils, So i dont know what could be causing this. I also checked and I do not have any symptoms that lean towards cancer EXCEPT the tightness of my throat. What can it be? Thank you
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