Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils at the back of the throat. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.
If left untreated, tonsillitis can cause complications. Surgery is the only dependable way to stop tonsillitis that keeps on coming back.
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Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material that form in the tonsils when debris builds up. Learn about 'tonsilloliths' symptoms and treatment.
A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It is a safe procedure and is performed under general anaesthetic.
There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.
The adenoids are small lumps of soft tissue found at the back of the nose in children. Healthy adenoids are part of young kids’ immune systems.
Adenoidectomy is the removal of the adenoids, small lumps of tissue at the back of the nose in children. The adenoids can cause problems if they get infected.
How to stop snoring
There are many causes of snoring, some of which are serious. If you or your household have concerns, you should see a doctor, and try some of these simple measures to stop it.
Sore throat (pharyngitis)
Pharyngitis is normally a symptom of a bacterial or viral infection and is common with a cold or flu. Here's how to care for a sore throat.