Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis
Child Care
Tonsils are the two lymphs located on both sides at the back of your throat. They help in preventing infection from entering the body. They are very useful for the protection of the body. However, someone the tonsils only become infected and that is termed as tonsillitis. This condition is contagious and is caused by various viruses and bacteria.  
Causes of Tonsillitis
Below are certain reasons for tonsillitis: 1- Common cold 2- Bacterial Infection 3- Strep throat 4- Through other kids  
Symptoms of Tonsillitis
The most common symptoms of Tonsillits include: 1- Poor Appetite 2- Sore Throat 3- Changed Voice 4- Difficulty in Swallowing 5- Chills 6- Stomach Ache 7- Pain in Throat 8- Fever 9- Ear Ache 10- Swollen Tonsils  
Treatments of Tonsillitis:
You should immediately consult a physician in case of Tonsillitis. The doctor might suggest following treatment course depending upon the severity of the case: Antibiotics: Doctor might advise an antibiotic to overcome the bacterial infection caused to the tonsils. Tonsillectomy: It is a surgery to remove the tonsils. This is not so often suggested these days and is only required if cases are very severe.  
Immediate Home Care Tips:
  1. Drink warm fluids.
  2. Take steam
  3. Keep your throat covered
  4. Gargle with warm salt water many times a day

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