Peritonsillar Abscess (Throat Abscess) Topic Guide

Peritonsillar Abscess (Throat Abscess) Peritonsillar Abscess (Throat Abscess): A peritonsillar abscess is a collection of infected fluid and pus in the throat next to one of the tonsils. Symptoms are pain, swelling, diffiulty breathing, speaking, and swallowing. This condition can be caused by strep throat, dental infection or other infection. Doctors may treat the abscess by draining it and administering antibiotics.

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