Tonsillitis


Specialty of Otolaringology

Tonsillitis or angina is an inflammation of the tonsils, located in the throat, caused by a viral or bacterial infection. The most common symptoms are high fever, chills, severe sore throat, trouble swallowing, headache and ears ... The tonsils are usually reddened and sometimes with white spots. In addition, the lymph nodes in the area may be swollen. If the disease is caused by bacteria called streptococcus, treatment consists of antibiotics. Thus tonsillitis cured in a week. On the other hand, for people who suffer from frequent infections, sometimes tonsillectomy is advised.

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