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Tonsillitis - just eff off

(5 Posts)
IcouldstillbeJoseph Fri 16-Nov-12 19:23:26

i know this is small fry compared to some of the health concerns on here but I'm so fed up of my DS being so unwell with bloody tonsillitis.
Day 3 now and food over past few days has totalled one raisin and a bite of tinned pear. Having to syring fluids in.
His muffin tops have gone over his nappy. I can see his ribs. He winces when he swallows despite ibruprofen and paracetamol and abx.
That is all.
Feels better to let it out. Agh.

BeaWheesht Sat 17-Nov-12 04:18:09


How old is he? How many days has he been on antibiotics?

If 48 hours + and there's been no improvement I'd take him back.

IcouldstillbeJoseph Sat 17-Nov-12 21:21:54

He's 22 months - this is third full day of abx and slightly improved, in as much as he's eaten half an egg custard and a biscuit.
It's really knocked him for six. He has lots of ear infections from glue ear (already has grommets) and I thought they were evil but this has been much worse....

cheekyginger Tue 20-Nov-12 20:23:52

You poor thing and your poor wee boy sad. Tonsillitis sucks.....

Hope he's feeling better by now.

Inmyopinion1 Thu 22-Nov-12 04:07:30

Probably too late to help but in future Difflam spray is excellent for pain relief in tonsillitis. Ask your GP or get from chemist.

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