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I had infected tonsils about 2 months ago now and I’ve still

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Hello, I had infected tonsils about 2 months ago now and I’ve still got holes on them and often my right tonsils swells but during the day it goes down. I never took penicillin for my throat because it wasn’t needed as it weren’t bad. Could this mend the holes??

What is your age?

Do you have any significant past medical history or family history?

Do you have heartburn/acid reflux, persistent/chronic sore throat?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hello Doctor, I’m 18 years old anf No one in my family has. I don’t have any of them symptoms. I feel completely fine that’s all.

Penicillin or any antibiotic is given when there is an active infection or infection is substantiated by a throat culture/swab test.

Tonsils have a huge ability to heal themselves and the holes will go away on its own in the next two or three years when you are around twenty years of age.

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Okay Doctor so what would be the best thing to do to help the tonsils then, use salt and warm water or ibruprofen??

Saltwater gargles are good.

You may take the following also which will help significantly;

1) Omega 3; Fish oil capsule and flaxseed oil capsule.

2) Vitamin C.

3) Zinc 30 mg.

4) Probiotics.

All of these are without the prescription and available at the health stores.

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Okay thank you for your time.

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