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Stuffy nose, diarrhea, tonsillitis

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 30, 2020 12:28 AM
Anonymous 19 months

Hi, I’m 24year old (male).
On 16/3/2020, my colleague cough beside me and both of us didnt wear mask. After few days, I feel my nose blocked and my throat didnt feel well. Eg: The nose always blocked one side, and another side is breathable, when I lie down at right side, the upside nose breathable and the down side nose blocked. No runny nose occur but I feel like the snot going down to my throat. Moreover, my throat didnt feel well but I still able to talk and eat. The symptoms seems like not serious but make me feel uncomfortable. During this period, I did diarrhea almost everyday(1 time per day).
On 25/4/2020, I found out my tonsil got a white dot, and it seem like tonsillitis(after google).and all the symptoms I mentioned on top didnt reduce and increase.
Until today, I didnt cough, sneeze and fever.
Should I take antibiotic? If yes,what kind of antibiotic should I buy.
Thank you.

Dr Ramzdhan 19 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Tonsillitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Postnasal drip
  • Asthma

Majority of tonsillitis is due to viral. Antibiotics can also be used to treat tonsillitis if the organism that causes it is bacteria. Antibiotics is a control medication that requires prescription from doctors and cannot be purchased over the counter. Therefore, you are advise to visit the nearest clinic or contact us for prescription.
In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Thu Apr 30 2020 00:28:17 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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