Peritonsillar abscess quinsy symptoms

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Avatar f tn Hello and hope you are doing well. Its unlikely to be Quinsy, which is peritonsillar abscess that is there is pus collection around the tonsils. This is an emergency and needs to be treated with IV antibiotics. It could most probably be tonsillitis and a throat infection. Throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are symptoms of tonsillitis. White patches are common in many throat infections.
Avatar f tn Quinsy is peritonsillar abscess that is there is pus collection around the tonsils. If the abscess has fully formed, it warrants incision and drainage of the abscess. This is an emergency and needs to be treated with IV antibiotics. It is also an indication for tonsillectomy. But in the initial stages it can be treated with oral antibiotics. If your symptoms are worsening or are not improving, go to the ER for an assessment. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn It could be due to Quinsy, which is a peritonsillar abscess, that is there is pus collection around the tonsils. But with this he will have systemic symptoms like fever and he will be toxic. This is an emergency and needs to be treated with IV antibiotics. Sometimes it warrants incision and drainage of the abscess. It is also an indication for tonsillectomy. Please contact your concerned physician at the earliest to rule out this condition. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn Other possibilities are enlarged tonsils,adenoids or quinsy, which is peritonsillar abscess in which there is pus collection around the tonsils. A clinical examination is necessary. You should get yourself reviewed by an ENT specialist. Hope it helps. Best luck ad regards!
Avatar n tn Is it the tonsils or adenoids? It could also be quinsy, which is peritonsillar abscess that is there is pus collection around the tonsils. This is an emergency and needs to be treated with IV antibiotics. Sometimes it warrants incision and drainage of the abscess. It is also an indication for tonsillectomy. So, continue with the antibiotics. Keep monitoring his symptoms, if worsening, then consult your doctor. Good Luck with his therapy. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar f tn Recurrent tonsillitis is an indication for tonsillectomy, as the tonsils may harbor the infection which keeps flaring up, or they may develop new infections. Quinsy, is peritonsillar abscess, that is there is pus collection around the tonsils. This is an emergency and needs to be treated with IV antibiotics. Sometimes it warrants incision and drainage of the abscess. It is also an indication for tonsillectomy.