Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils at the back of the throat. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for tonsillitis.
If left untreated, tonsillitis can cause complications. Surgery is the only dependable way to stop tonsillitis that keeps on coming back.
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.
Adenoidectomy is the removal of the adenoids, lumps of tissue at the back of the nose. Find out more about adenoidectomy and recovery in children.
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.
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 a symptom of a bacterial or viral infection and common with a cold or flu. Learn how to care for a sore throat and when to see a doctor.
Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection usually affecting primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms, treatments and prevention.