What is tonsillitis and what medicine should I take?

Question 1: My child is 4 years old. His tonsils are one big and one small. He has a slight cough and sounds like he has phlegm. My child has been taking cephalosporins and Feilike granules for 3 days but is not getting better. What should I do? Dr. Luo Zhen’s answer: From the picture, it can be seen that the child has second-degree swollen tonsils. He can take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, Feili cough mixture and Pudilan anti-inflammatory oral liquid. Pay more attention to your diet and avoid greasy, spicy food. Let your children eat more fruits and vegetables and drink more water. Question 2: My daughter is four years and eight months old. She suddenly complained of ear pain at noon. She took erythromycin granules and ofloxacin ear drops. What is the cause of this? Will it cause fever? Dr. Cui Lixia answered: It is considered to be otitis media. Generally, respiratory tract infection can cause otitis media. Water in the ear, dirt in the ear, excessive earwax that is not cleaned in time, etc. can also cause otitis media. If the child\’s condition improves and does not cause fever, he will generally not have fever again. If fever occurs and the body temperature exceeds 38.5°C, give the child ibuprofen to reduce the fever. If there is no fever, you can take antibiotics for three days. Question 3: My daughter is two years and five months old. She has recurring geographic tongue. The tongue coating grows and falls off, and falls off and grows again. My hair is yellow and sparse, what should I do? Dr. Sun Cuiying answered: Give your children more fresh vegetables and drink more soup. Generally, the tongue coating peels off repeatedly, which reflects the weakness of the spleen and stomach. If possible, you can check for trace elements, and you can also drink some zinc to supplement it, but it should be in moderation.

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