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Chronic Cryptic Tonsillitis Treatment
What is the difference between chronic tonsillitis and acute tonsillitis? Is surgery a common solution for chronic tonsillitis?
Duration: Acute means the infection is new and has just developed. Chronic means the infection has been there for quite some time. ...Read more
Depend how often: If you have only had one episode then that is no reason to have your tonsils out. Typically this is what i'm thinking about taking out tonsils for infection we use the following: seven infections in one year or four infections a year for two years or three infections a year for three years. Of course if you have airway blockage because your tonsils are so big or chronic discharge that can cause opinions about tonsillectomy to change. ...Read more
Chronic tonsillitis for past months. Cure for swelling reduction is prescription. Constant sore throat, enlarged tonsils. Why don't they remove tonsil?
Not really: While sometimes a deviated septum can impinge on the sinus openings contributing to sinusitis, usually septoplasty is performed in order to improve the nasal airway. Ask your surgeon if any other nasal or sinus surgery is necessary to address your sinuses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The : The short answer- possibly. A person with chronic tonsillitis that is caused by group a strep is contagious until they are 24 hours into a course of antibiotics. A person with chronic tonsillitis that is caused by other conditions such as acid reflux or enlarged tonsils is not contagious. As you may have guessed, the only way to find the answer is to see the doctor. ...Read more
Crypts and stones: Crypts in the tonsils can result from recurrent infections, chronic infection or can be a normal finding. It is important to put this exam finding together with signs or symptoms of infections (sore throat, fever, reddness) or the presence of tonsiliths (white or yellow concretions found in the crypts). If the crypts are trapping food or producing tonsiliths, see your doctor for and exam. ...Read more
Beside having oral HPV will chronic tonsillitis turn tonsil cancer?Can you get tonsil cancer with no tonsils?
Enlarged unilateral tonsil for several months, white patches, crypts, no other symptoms, mild anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, recurrent strep +3x?
Anything possible: But these do not sound directly connected. See a pcp and have an exam after providing a full detailed history. Hope you get better soon. Best. ...Read more
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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