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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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Streptococcal sore throat | SA Health

Streptococcal sore throat is a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils caused by Streptococcus pyogenes.

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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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What every parent should know about coughs, colds, earaches and sore throats - NPS MedicineWise

Children's coughs, colds, earaches and sore throats can worry you and make them miserable. Find out how to help your child feel better, and when to seek further advice. 

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Tonsillectomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What are tonsils and adenoids?   The tonsils are pieces of soft fleshy tissue on each side of the back of the throat

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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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