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Tonsillitis

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Diagnosis of Tonsillitis 

Diagnosis is made on the basis of clinical symptoms.

Inspection of the mouth and throat shows enlarged, visible tonsils. They are usually reddened and may have white spots on them. The lymph nodes of the jaw and neck may be enlarged and tender to touch. A culture of the tonsils maybe taken to identify bacterial infection.

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what is the procedure to drink amoxicillin? the mg,ml how?
onil40 Thursday, June 07, 2012
That's not very helpful. Should I be sleeping all day? Can I go out and party till 6am? Should I eat or starve? What should I eat?
eros457 Thursday, March 01, 2012
Of course you can party, not just till 6am, in fact find a rave near by and pull an all-nighter. And don't eat any thing, skip water all together. You need to starve the virus, and kill the bacteria from thirst.
Aaaaalllll Thursday, October 10, 2013
washing ur mouth with saline or salt solution is much effective..
anupsayu Saturday, October 10, 2009
i think any cold thing may cause bad situation of tonsils & inflammation
mzaynuddin Thursday, December 04, 2008

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