Chronic tonsillitis

What is Chronic tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis ( ) is inflammation of the tonsils most commonly caused by viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms may include sore throat and fever. When caused by a bacterium belonging to the group A streptococcus, it is typically referred to as strep throat. The overwhelming majority of people recover completely, with or without medication. In 40%, symptoms will resolve in three days, and within one week in 85% of people, regardless of whether streptococcal infection is present or not.

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I have chronic tonsillitis and tonsil stones. Went to the doctor for an antibiotic and to schedule removal. Had blood drawn because I also have had...

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I am a 22 year old female with chronic swollen lymph nodes only on my left side,which then leads to ear pain and jaw pain. I had my tonsils taken...

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Hi, My 4 year old daughter is a sufferer of chronic tonsillitis and she is having them out on Feb 18 (@9 Days time) and I was wondering is it ok to...

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Small yellow/flesh colored asymptotic bump on what I believe is the palatopharyngeal arch. Not a tonsil stone, I’ve had those before. No recent...

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Hi doctor ...for last few days I noticed a white bump on the back of my tonsil .Although there is no pain or fever but the bump is not going...

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I am a 70 year old male. I was diagnosed with Chronic Tonsillitis in 1971. I have been snoring for many years but my tonsils are not enlarged now....

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hi, is it possible that chronic tonsillitis, h. pylori, smoking and malnutrition can also cause hepatosplenomegaly? my blood analyses are normal...

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Is it unusual for an adult to gain weight after tonsillectomy? I was 33 when I had my to tonsils removed and despite exercising and restricting...

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