- If I get tonsillitis, will I get a peritonsillar abscess?
- When should I call my doctor?
- I think I have a peritonsillar abscess. What can I do to make myself more comfortable until I go to the doctor?
- If I have a peritonsillar abscess, am I contagious?
- Will I have to have a tonsillectomy after the abscess is drained?
- What antibiotic will I take after the abscess is drained?
- How long will it be until I feel better?
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