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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 ...

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, ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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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