Peritonsillar Abscess (cont.)
- Arrange follow-up with your doctor or an ear-nose-throat specialist (otolaryngologist).
- If the abscess starts to return, you may need a different antibiotic or further drainage.
- If you develop excessive bleeding or have trouble breathing or swallowing, seek medical attention immediately.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/28/2014
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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