tonsillitis. Apparently, her primary care doctor thought she had swine flu and was prescribed tamiflu... an anti-viral medication.
For bacterial tonsillitis, treatment is with anti-bacterial antibiotics like amoxicillin, penicillin, etc.
The tonsil infection spread into her blood, seeded her lungs, and eventually caused multi-organ failure and death.
Read the full story here.
November 03, 2010
Posted by Fauquier ENT|