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Words related to tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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While tonsillitis is not normally a serious condition, health experts advise people to see a GP if the symptoms fail to improve after four days.
We controlled Tehillah's tonsillitis by letting her gargle ginger lemon water and massaging her with eucalyptus oil,' said Reyes.
Mr Pierce spoke of how he and his wife Diane asked for a second opinion after Dr Halenahalli Vijayakumar diagnosed his "gentle, laid back" daughter with tonsillitis.
The 33-year-old has been suffering from quinsy - a serious form of tonsillitis that causes abscesses to form in the back of the throat.
She gives a past history of recurrent tonsillitis during last 6 months, which subsided on taking medication.
According to IMS Health, (MAT February 2015 data) 14 m patients diagnosed with tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to S.
It's this sulphuric smell that "It's this sulphuric smell that makes the breath smell so bad when makes the breath smell so bad when someone is suffering from tonsillitis or someone is suffering from tonsillitis or tonsil stones.
However, he is still several days away from regaining full fitness, and his bout of tonsillitis has made playing on Saturday impossible.
Once the child is older, the tonsils start shrinking and episodes of tonsillitis are fewer.
Tonsillitis can lead to rheumatic fever and meningitis.
Diagnosis of recurrent tonsillitis (RT) was based on a history of >4 tonsillar infections over a period of 12 months, several years in a row, requiring administration of antibiotics [4].
A: Tonsillitis is not usually a serious condition so you only need to see your GP if your child has symptoms lasting longer than four days that show no signs of improvement or has more severe symptoms, such as being unable to eat or drink because of their pain, or has breathing difficulties.
A sore throat may develop into true tonsillitis, which is usually more severe.