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Throat diseases

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Tonsillitis - myDr.com.au

Regardless of whether tonsillitis is caused by a virus or bacteria, the symptoms may include sore throat, pain with swallowing, and fever etc.

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Tonsillitis: children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Tonsillitis is when the tonsils get inflamed. Symptoms include a sore throat. If you think your child has tonsillitis, you should take your child to a GP.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Tonsillitis - when your throat is often sore

Open your mouth wide and take a look down your throat

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Tonsillitis - Better Health Channel

Because most attacks of tonsillitis are caused by viruses, most of the treatment is aimed at helping to relieve the symptoms.

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Adult tonsillitis: Linda finds out it's not just for kids | myVMC

Adults can get just as sick from tonsillitis as little kids, find out from Linda what swallowing two golf balls feels like.

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Sore throat: symptoms & treatment for kids | Raising Children Network

Children often get sore throats. If your child has a sore throat, it’s wise to take your child to the GP. A sore throat is sometimes called pharyngitis.

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Streptococcal infection - group A - Better Health Channel

Streptococcal infection ? group A can cause sore throats (pharyngitis), scarlet fever or impetigo (school sores).

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Sore throat: what you need to know - myDr.com.au

Most of us know what a sore throat feels like - pain or irritation in your throat that’s often worse when you swallow.

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Sore throat - myDr.com.au

Sore throats: symptoms, causes, tests and when you should seek medical advice.

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Head and neck cancers: Overview | Cancer Council Victoria

Head and neck cancer is a general term used for a range of cancers that start in the head and neck of the body. This region includes the mouth, tongue, palate, jaw, salivary glands, tonsils, throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx), nose and sinuses.

Read more on Cancer Council Victoria website

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