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Is It Ok To Get Reoccurring Tonssil Infections
Tonsillitis: All children get recurrent tonsillitis as they develop their own immunity. The rule of thumb for school age children is to consider having the tonsils removed if they have more than 5 tonsil infections in a year and are missing a lot of school. Adults can make their own decision about whether their recurrent infections are sufficiently interfering with their life to try surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
If u have tonsil pockets that always collects food,r u more likely to get a tonsil infection and get tonsillectomy?
Yes: If you have pockets in your tonsils that fill with debris, they will often trap bacteria. Practice good oral hygiene and be treated when necessary. If you have recurrent strep tonsillitis , they may need removal. Follow up with your PCP and ENT. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See ENT Dr: You need evaluated by an ENT dr--who would be the one doing the surgery if indicated--to do an exam, treat you to clear up any active infection, and decide if surgery best option for you. ...Read more
I have a tonsil infection and i get that here and there. and also im very skinny u can say iam ectomorph. you think caz my tonsil im skiiny?
Tonsil: If the tonsils are large some people have problems with swallowing. If not it wouldn't be a source for being thin ...Read more
Unlikely: In children with chronic sinusitis, adenoidectomy can sometimes be very helpful. But while the adenoids are the cousins of the tonsils functionally, the tonsils are not removed for this issue. In adults, adenoids are typically no longer present as they shrink away with age, so that isn't a surgical option for sinusitis. And tonsillectomy is also not indicated for sinus issues in grownups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm over 40. My tonsils have been enlarged since i was about 20. I get ENT infections frequently. Is there a connection?
Is it possible after staph arues infection get treated but slight pus keep coming back inside tonsil with hard appearence when come out?replyin detail
Tonsil infection? I can squeeze these white puss balls out of my tonsil. Some are size of a pea. I get bit light headed when i squeeze them out also.
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