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Words related to tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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"I had tonsillitis nine times and eventually I had to go into hospital and have them out.
Tonsillitis isn't contagious but the infections that cause it are.
aureus from tonsils that were removed due to recurrent tonsillitis as well as the antimicrobial susceptibility profile of the isolates.
In this study we tried to identify aerobic bacteria isolated from patients suffering from acute suppurative tonsillitis and determine their susceptibility to antibiotics.
Antibiotics play an important role in treatment for acute tonsillitis. Appropriate antibiotic selection for an adequate duration will prevent the continuation and spread of infection.
The health board has produced a new animation demonstrating how a twicedaily warm salt-water gargle can help reduce the number of sore throats suffered and potentially settle tonsillitis altogether.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Apr 4 ( ANI ): A four-year-old boy died in Prathima Hospital in Hyderabad on Wednesday, allegedly after his Tonsillitis operation failed.
Several months later the rash resolved, but it returned with another episode of tonsillitis. Given the recurrent episodes of tonsillitis, the patient underwent tonsillectomy 2 months later.
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.
Extension of an acute tonsillitis or an infection of Weber's salivary glands in the supratonsillar fossa was discussed to be the associated pathomechanisms of PTA which is characterized by an accumulation of pus between the fibrous capsule of the palatine tonsil and the pharyngeal constrictor muscle [5, 6].
The formation of the PTA is probably an evolution from acute tonsillitis to peritonsillar tonsillitis to peritonsillar abscess [1].
However, after the age of about three years, they become much less important and, in fact, can give rise to regular sore throats in the form of tonsillitis.