What is the outlook for tonsillitis?
Although tonsillitis can be uncomfortable and painful, antibiotics are usually not required. Most people make a full recovery within about one week. If your symptoms recur, or your tonsils are chronically enlarged, you may benefit from a tonsillectomy.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 10 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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