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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of glands at the back of the throat. It can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Learn more about tonsillitis.

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Tonsil stones

Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material formed in the tonsils, by debris that can build up. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Tonsillectomy

If you have ongoing problems with your tonsils becoming infected or inflamed (tonsillitis), they may need to be removed. This is a safe procedure conducted under general anaesthetic and is known as a tonsillectomy.

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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How to stop snoring

To stop snoring you can try measures such as treating allergies, however in some cases it is worthwhile to see a doctor to diagnose and treat underlying causes.

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Lymphatic system diseases

Trusted information on lymphatic system diseases and lymph nodes, plus links to trusted resources.

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Adenoids

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 and help fight infections. Learn more from trusted sources.

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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial infection which usually affects primary school-aged children. Learn more about its cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention options.

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Streptococcal disease

Streptococcal disease is an infection which typically causes minor problems that are treated with antibiotics. Find links to trusted information about the disease here.

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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a rare infectious bacterial disease that usually affects the nose and throat. Learn more about its vaccination, symptoms and how it spreads.

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Mouth and teeth

A healthy mouth is important to your overall health, and for eating, drinking, breathing and speaking. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care for them.

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