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The tonsils are areas of lymphoid tissue on either side of the throat. An infection of the tonsils is called tonsillitis. Most commonly, the term "tonsils" refers to the palatine tonsils that can be seen in the back of the throat.
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A tonsillectomy is a 2,000 year-old surgical procedure in which the tonsils are removed from either side of the throat. The procedure is performed in response to cases of repeated occurrence of acute tonsillitis or...
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The tonsils are two clumps of tissue, on either side of the throat, embedded in ... The tonsils and the adenoids are mostly composed of lymphoid tissue, which is ...
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Tonsils and adenoids are on the body's first line of defense—our immune system. ... Abscesses around the tonsils, chronic tonsillitis, and infections of small ...
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When talking about the tonsils, one immediately thinks of the pair of ovoid ... The tonsils' primary function in this system is its vigilant prevention of ...
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Tonsils and adenoids are composed of tissue that is similar to the lymph nodes ... The tonsils are the two masses of tissue on either side of the back of the throat. ...
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Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids (known as a T&A) is a very common ... The tonsils are normally large during childhood (called "physiological hypertrophy" ...
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The tonsils become enlarged for several reasons - infections, both viral and ... If the tonsils are quite large, they can cause some respiratory obstruction, but ...
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More about Tonsillitis: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Alternative ... Palatine tonsils must be removed after peritonsillar abscess, but otherwise ...
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In years past, it was very common for children to have their tonsils and the adenoid taken out. ... is an inflammation of the tonsils usually due to infection. ...
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Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils. ... Today, tonsils and adenoids are seen ... Is It Ok To Remove The Tonsils? Preparing For Surgery. The Procedure ...
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This website is devoted to help patients and parents offer an alternative homoeopathic medicine to save tonsils. Homoeopathy offers effective, safe, gentle and non ...
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... pain, redness, and swelling of the throat and tonsils on eMedicineHealth.com ... Therefore, drinking enough fluids is very important. ...
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Offers information about tonsils and adenoids as well as sleep apnea, dysphagia, halitosis and tonsillitis. ... Bleeding tonsils. Adenoids only. Chronic or ...
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Tonsillitis ... The tonsils are lymph nodes in the back of the mouth and top of the throat. ... Blocked airway from enlarged tonsils ...
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This is usually caused by an infection of the tonsils. ... Tonsillitis is the name given to swollen, red, and tender tonsils. ...
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