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Words related to tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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Another said "a death will occur from meningitis" while another said: "Patients are making up symptoms in order to get Tamiflu and for example meningitis or tonsillitis or bronchitis/pneumonia may be missed.
However, people in this age bracket, who grew up when medical care was scarce and had tonsillitis in their youth, which was not treated by antibiotics, should book in for a heart check up, which is quickly done.
But after being hit by tonsillitis she is due to fly home to spend a week recuperating with her family in Hackney, East London.
If I had left thinking it was tonsillitis the abscess would have grown even more.
Tonsillitis occurs when the tonsils, glandular tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat, become infected and swell.
In general, young children tend to get viral tonsillitis and older children and adults get bacterial infections.
The growth of antibacterial market is attributable to increase in prevalence and prescription populations in pneumonia, urinary tract infection, atypical bronchitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis and otitis media therapeutics markets.
CHILDREN are more likely to get flu or tonsillitis if parents use bleach in the home, research reveals today.
Do they realise how ill tonsillitis can make u, I never suffered myself b4 but the last 2 years on both occasions I have been so ill with it, slapped cheek hand foot and mouth really
INTRODUCTION: Tonsillitis is a common condition encountered at childhood.
Charlotte Hartey who died in July last year from complications arising from tonsillitis after being diagnosed with swine flu A SCHOOLGIRL who died of an infection after being told she had swine flu may have survived if different diagnoses had been made, a coroner ruled yesterday.
Charlotte Hartey, 16, died in July last year from complications arising from tonsillitis after being diagnosed with swine flu over the phone by a GP and prescribed the anti-viral drug Tamiflu.
A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl with swine flu died of septic shock as a result of tonsillitis.
The front row forward spent last weekend in hospital receiving treatment for acute tonsillitis and dehydration, and tests have now revealed the full extent of his illness.
And defender Tebily has been laid low with a severe bout of tonsillitis that has put him behind the rest fitness-wise.