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What should I do to help my child recover from tonsillitis?

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Recovery is usually helped by rest. Try to get your child to drink plenty of fluids, but don't force him or her to eat or drink. Older children should get at least a pint of extra liquids per day. Although ice cream is usually the favorite food to cool the throat, it's OK to offer your child any foods he or she desires if it will make your child more comfortable and help him or her eat. Do only what your doctor advises to lower your child's fever.

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The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

SOURCE: 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

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