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doctor think that my 5 years old son have tonsilitis my son

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doctor think that my 5 years old son have tonsilitis my son have quite big lump on his neck right side bigger left smaller-my question is he's got problem with breathing when he's breathing all his body moves and it looks like he stopping for a moment-he snoring loudly with his mouth open even his teeths are become white and his tongue is up we don't know how help him this is the second day so bad but before his neck was smaller how long he may have such big neck lump and problem with breathing
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

He is having difficulty like and it indicates a medical emergency

If he is having trouble breathing that means the infection is compromising his airway.

This is dangerous

Take him to A and E now.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

during the day looks like he's breathing normally but at night is problem with breathing is it means he still needs emergency?or at night is different-sometimes he spilt phlegm an saying that he feels like he's got a ball in his throat

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
No he still needs it

He probably needs steroids to reduce inflammation
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