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Tonsillitis

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 ...
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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, ...
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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...
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Functions of the Tonsils

The tonsils are part of the lymphatic system. Comprised of lymphatic tissue, each tonsil is located on either side of the back of ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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How to Cure a Tonsil Infection

A tonsil infection, better known as tonsillitis, is an inflammation of the tonsils, two tissues located on both sides of the throa...
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Swollen Tonsils Caused by Allergies

Few allergies trigger swollen tonsils as a sole symptom. However, if you have pollen, fiber, food or other allergies then swollen ...
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Side Effects of Tonsillitis

The tonsils are two small pieces of tissue located on either side of the back of the mouth. They are part of the body’s immu...
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