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A tonsillectomy is often helpful in people who are Strep carriers or get frequent bouts of lab-diagnosed Strep. You would need to see an ENT...
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Fever is normal in ANY child who is fighting off an infection. Unless he was specifically tested for a bacterial cause (throat culture) for his...
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Hi Try being the real man and have them out, save all your worrying, but for the time being just put it to the back of your mind and work through it...
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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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