Discuss any sore throat with fever or other symptoms with your doctor by phone or with an office visit.
If you have a sore throat and trouble swallowing, trouble breathing, difficulty speaking, drooling, or any other signs of potential airway obstruction, you should seek emergency transportation to a hospital's emergency department.
Self-Care at Home
There is no home treatment for peritonsillar abscess. Call your doctor for an immediate appointment to evaluate your symptoms.
There is no reliable method for preventing a peritonsillar abscess other than reducing risks: Do not
smoke, maintain good dental hygiene, and promptly treat oral infections.
People with an uncomplicated, well-treated peritonsillar abscess usually recover fully. If you don't have chronic
tonsillitis (in which your tonsils regularly become inflamed), the chance of the abscess returning is only 10%, and removing your tonsils is usually not necessary.
Most complications occur in people with diabetes , in people whose immune systems are weakened (such as those with AIDS , transplant recipients on immune-suppressing drugs, or cancer patients), or in those who fail to recognize the seriousness of the illness and do not seek medical attention.
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