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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils at the back of the throat. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for tonsillitis.

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Adeno-tonsillectomy (child)

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

Tonsil stones are small lumps of hardened material that form in the tonsils when debris builds up. Learn about 'tonsilloliths' symptoms and treatment.

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Tonsillectomy

A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It is a safe procedure and is performed under general anaesthetic.

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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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Adenoidectomy

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection usually affecting primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms, treatments and prevention.

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