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Not all UTIs are sensitive to amoxicillin. This is way medical providers order a urine test to confirm the UTI and a culture/sensitivity report to...
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They are safe to take together, and you are correct....antibiotics may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, so it would be wise to add...
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If the test was not Strep, then it was most likely viral. One virus, in particular, tends to last longer than the typical week.....that is the EBV...
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To help with future colds/upper respiratory I would highly suggest start taking a Prebiotic and Probiotic DAILY.  Its helped me tremendously and...
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This could be a peritonsillar abscess.....one-sided, severe tonsillar swelling is the primary sign of this potentially-serious problem. Since I...
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Yes, tonsillitis is usually contagious. Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, which is usually due to infection by viruses or bacteria...
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The tonsils are two masses of lymphatic (immune system) tissue located at the back of the throat. They produce antibodies designed to help you fight...
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Most tonsil infections in elementary school-age children are caused by viruses. The likely viruses include those that cause the common cold...
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The tonsils are red, oval clumps of tissue located at the back and to the sides of the throat. This location allows the tonsils to intercept germs...
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Tonsillitis is usually caused by a virus. Bacteria can also cause tonsillitis. The most common bacterial cause of tonsillitis is group A beta...
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Diagnosis of tonsillitis is based on a medical history and a physical examination of the throat. An accurate medical history is necessary in order to...
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The goal of home treatment of tonsillitis caused by a virus is to manage symptoms as the body fights off the infection. It includes measures to ease...
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Tonsillitis is usually caused by a virus and does not require prescription medicine. Gargling with salt water and taking over-the-counter pain...
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A wide variety of viruses and bacteria can cause tonsillitis, so the best prevention is to follow basic health and hygiene precautions. The following...
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Tonsillectomy for tonsillitis is generally used for children who have serious complications or recurrent infections that do not respond to other...
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