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Could tonsil removal help chronic sinusitis and/or asthma?

Could tonsil removal help chronic sinusitis and/or asthma?

Maybe/no: Removing tonsils might help with chronic sinusitis if they are chronically infected or enlarged. However, it won't likely help much with asthma. ...Read more

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Tonsillitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the tonsil tissue, which can be either an acute or chronic process. Most of the time, it is caused by infection. In the acute phase, most cases of tonsillitis are viral. Once the problem extends beyond 10 days, it typically ...Read more


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Can lingual tonsil infections be cured?

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Can lingual tonsil infections be cured?

Yes: Just like any other standard soft tissue infection, appropriate antibiotics should lead to appropriate cure of the infection. ...Read more

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Difference between chronic tonsillitis and tonsil cancer?

Difference between chronic tonsillitis and tonsil cancer?

One side vs two: Tonsillitis is generally bilateral and tonsillar cancer is usually unilateral. For more information on tonsil cancer see this site. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tonsil-cancer/. ...Read more

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Viral pharyngitis and ulcers on tonsils reasons for tonsillectomy?

Viral pharyngitis and ulcers on tonsils reasons for tonsillectomy?

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

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What are the symptoms of chronic tonsillitis? Difference between chronic and acute tonsillitis?

What are the symptoms of chronic tonsillitis? Difference between chronic and acute tonsillitis?

Chronic tonsillitis.: Is caused by microabscesses in the tonsils that harbor bacteria even after treatment with antibiotics therefore they retain low grade symptoms and flare up periodically. ...Read more

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How contagious can chronic tonsillitis be?

How contagious can chronic tonsillitis be?

Not very: Chronic tonsillitis is a "chronic condition" not an "infectious" condition. What that means is that although your tonsils may be chronically infected with bacteria, you do not pass this infection to other people. It is not like a flu or a cold. ...Read more

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Can septoplasty cure chronic sinusitis?

Can septoplasty cure chronic sinusitis?

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 more

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Is chronic tonsillitis contagious? If you have chronic tonsillitis can other people get it?

Is chronic tonsillitis contagious? If you have chronic tonsillitis can other people get it?

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

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What causes tonsillar crypts?

What causes tonsillar crypts?

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

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Beside having oral HPV will chronic tonsillitis turn tonsil cancer?Can you get tonsil cancer with no tonsils?

Beside having oral HPV will chronic tonsillitis turn tonsil cancer?Can you get tonsil cancer with no tonsils?

The tonsil is a: Location that houses lymphoid tissues called "tonsils", but the hpv virus inhabits the lining squamous mucosa of the throat, and the tonsils are part of that. Many are infected, few develop invasive cancer. The virus can spread by kissing. ...Read more

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Enlarged unilateral tonsil for several months, white patches, crypts, no other symptoms, mild anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, recurrent strep +3x?

Enlarged unilateral tonsil for several months, white patches, crypts, no other symptoms, mild anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, recurrent strep +3x?

Prob infection: In an otherwise healthy young person, such symptoms are usually due to infection (strep or otherwise). Since lymphoma can also present like this, it's best to have it checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can chronic or reoccurring mononucleosis cause gastritis and chronic sinus infections?

Can chronic or reoccurring mononucleosis cause gastritis and chronic sinus infections?

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

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Can tonsillitis be cured?

Yes: Antibiotics work well for most tonsillitis; for recurrent tonsillitis (several times a year), see your ENT for risk reduction. ...Read more

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Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Can chronic non-bacterial prostatitis be cured?

Here are some ...: This diagnosis is a potpourri of various still unknown prostate-related disorders. Thus far, some mystery surrounding it is still in the cloud, its reasonable care options are available ranging from taking alpha-blocker, pelvic floor muscle exercise, possible drug use for pelvis nerve (pudental) neuropathy or even nerve block, etc. In short, it's manageable but not necessarily curable. More? Ask. ...Read more

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What is cure acute sinus infections?

What is cure acute sinus infections?

Quinolones: In some cases, the antibiotic Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will work. In severe cases, the quinolone antibiotics such as Avelox or Levaquin are indicated. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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How are chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis different?

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Simple: Chrinic rhinitis is inflamation of nose due to infection and/or allergy. Chronic sinusitis is the inflamation of sinusies on both sides of the nose and the nose. ...Read more