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Dr. David, Board Certified MD
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I think i have tonsilitis, tonsil swollen and sore throat,

Customer Question

hi I think i have tonsilitis
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. What are your symptoms? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: tonsil swollen and sore throat
JA: Have you seen a doctor about the sore throat?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
hello?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 15 days ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 15 days ago.

do you have fever?

you should gargle with some salt water.

which can kill bacteria and virus in your throat

if your sore throat continues, you should see a GP doctor or a doctor at the A&E and get a throat culture to check for strep throat.