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Currently submitted to: Interactive Journal of Medical Research

Date Submitted: May 29, 2019
Open Peer Review Period: Jun 3, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
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Title: A new treatment modality to reduce acute tonsillitis healing time

  • Hüseyin Keskin; 
  • Oğuz Güvenmez

Background:

Acute tonsillitis is the most common reason for ear, nose and throat services. The infectious factors of tonsillitis are shown in detail in the studies. in the treatment of acute tonsillitis, supportive therapies are mostly used. As antibiotic therapy; Penicillin V if allergy is given Erythromycin-estolate.

Objective:

The aim of this study is to accelerate the clinical recovery by providing parenteral treatment and daily cleaning of tonsillar lesions in patients who were admitted to the otolaryngology because of acute tonsillitis.

Methods:

Patients in the age range 15-60 are included the study. The patients were divided into two groups. To the 1st group i.v. With the combination of ampicillin + sulbactam and i.v clindamycin, the tonsillar membrane was cleaned daily.21 In the second group only i.v. In combination with ampicillin + sulbactam and i.v clindamycin combination.

Results:

Patients who received antibiotherapy and debridement had clinical improvement at 90% on day 2 and 95% on 5 days. Only patients receiving antibiotics had a clinical improvement of 65% at day 5 and 75% at day 7. The recovery time of both groups was statistically significant. (P <0.05)

Conclusions:

The solution and technique used in this clinical study showed that patients with acute tonsillitis could recover in a very short time without any complications.


 Citation

Please cite as:

Keskin H, Güvenmez O

Title: A new treatment modality to reduce acute tonsillitis healing time

JMIR Preprints. 29/05/2019:14872

DOI: 10.2196/preprints.14872

URL: https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14872


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