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I’ve recently got swollen tonsils, i only saw it today but

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i’ve recently got swollen tonsils
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: i only saw it today but i’ve had a sore throat for about a week ive had a blocked nose been sneezing mucus in my throat and a dry mouth
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: i also have a red spot on my uvula

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Since persistent more than a week, you may have a bacterial infection.

Please see your doctor and get a throat swab for confirmation.

Antibiotic course will help if bacterial infection.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
they have prescribed me with penicillin but said they are unable to see me and i’m worried i could be taking antibiotics that isn’t needed
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
i am yet to pick the perscription
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
is it possible to send a photo

Ok

Yes better to get tested first --preferably in hospital then

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
File attached (5P64Q7Q)
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
do they look infected or could it be allergies

Likely viral or allergies --do not see any white spots.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
would you recommend still taking the antibiotics?? i was thinking possibly hay fever as my eyes get really itchy and red

Probably you can wait.

You can try antihistamine Cetrizine 10 mg daily.

Steroid nasal spray Beclomethasone also can be added.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
can i get that over the counter or at a supermarket??

Yes

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
thankyou very much

welcome

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