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Acute Recurrent Tonsillitis

About:

Recurrent Tonsillitis is a condition where there are multiple episodes of infection of the tonsils.

An estimated 15 to 30 percent of tonsillitis cases are due to bacteria [1].

Treatable by a medical professional
Requires medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging often required
Spreads easily
Short-term: resolves within days to weeks, multiple times in a year

Tonsils are the two lymph nodes located at the back of the throat. Tonsillitis is deemed acute when it takes up to anywhere between three days to two weeks to heal. When multiple bouts of tonsillitis occur in a year, it is known as recurrent tonsillitis. Acute recurrent tonsillitis occurs mostly in children and can be traced to an infection commonly called strep throat. Adults are more likely to get chronic tonsillitis.

Ages affected: ages between 3-18: most often, between 19-40: often

Symptoms

Self-diagnosable:
People may experience the following:
Tonsils: Inflammation and swelling, yellow or white coating, redness
Pain in: Throat (due to painful blisters or ulcers), ears
Fever: with chills and headache
Also common: Swollen glands in the neck, hoarseness or loss of voice, loss of appetite, bad breath, difficulty in swallowing

Treatment

Self-care: Proper rest for the body, the throat in particular can help. Taking warm fluids, gargling, or using lozenges to ease the pain and coughing, if present.

Medication: Over the counter pain relievers may be prescribed by the doctor. In some cases, the doctor may suggest surgical removal of the tonsils by recommending a tonsillectomy.

Specialists: For medical help, consult a physician or an ENT specialist.
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12+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB(Family Medicine), PG Dipl...

Physician

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, বাংলা

29+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB(General Medicine), PGD in...

Physician

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, తెలుగు

11+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MD (General Medicine)

Physician

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, తెలుగు

3 exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS

Physician

 Speaks: English

9 exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS

Physician

 Speaks: English

4 exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, BLS, ACLS

Physician

 Speaks: English

26+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), MRCP ...

Physician

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, తెలుగు