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What Are Signs That You Need Your Tonsils Removed?

Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgeries performed on children, but sometimes adults need to have their tonsils removed, ...

Diseases of the Tonsils

The tonsils are soft tissues that reside at the back of the throat to help fight infection. Sometimes the tonsils can grow really ...

Acute Tonsillitis Causes

The tonsils are lymph nodes located in the back of the mouth and throat; their primary function is to filter bacteria and help pre...

Side Effects of Getting Tonsils Removed

Frequent sore throats or tonsils that are so large they interfere with swallowing or breathing are typical reasons why a health ca...

Adult Chronic Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis occurs when the tonsils become infected by a virus or bacteria. Tonsils are the fleshy tissue on the back sides of the...

Signs & Symptoms of Tonsilitis

The tonsils are lymphoid tissue, located on each side of the back of the throat. While not lymph nodes, the American Academy of Ot...

Complications of Very Large Tonsils

Tonsils refer to the paired tissues that are located toward the back of the throat. These tissues contain lymphocytes, cells neede...

Herbs for Tonsillitis Caused by Strep

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils in the back of your throat. Tonsillitis is caused most commonly by viral infections,...

Dairy & Tonsil Stones

While dairy products do not cause tonsil stones, an allergy to dairy may cause similar symptoms as tonsil stones. Tonsil stones ar...

Signs and Symptoms of Infected Tonsils

The tonsils are located in the back of the throat and are part of the immune system. They detect bacteria and other germs entering...
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