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Is It Possible To Get A Tonsil Infection After Having Your Tonsils Out
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Not usually: As part of your preop paperwork, you usually relinquish ownership of removed tissues. Once they are removed, those tonsils are no longer yours. ...Read more
Is it possible to get cervical cancer if you've had a infection so long thats hard to get rid of and your not sure what the infection you have?
Yes: The tissues above the tonsillar pillars can still get infected and and abcess form. This is a very concerning infection because the area is close to brsin snd becsude it can compromidse the airway. Do not delay evaluation if you think you have this type of abcess. ...Read more
Can tonsil crypts (holes) from having tonsil stones cause you to bleed to death? Seeing how it is a hole in your throat. Mine hurt now and then.
Yes : Yes it may still be inflamed but if it is not resolving i would go backlog your pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: An estimated 5 % of the population carry strep year round without illness with the level increasing to as much as 30% during the cold winter months.Blood tests can differentiate the carriers from those that are truly experiencing infection. ...Read more
Before gets infected: Removing the cyst before it gets infected , infected large cysts more often drained and removed after infection subsides. ...Read more
Body parts: After 1985 there was a big change in how surgically removed body parts were handled. Surgeons used to be able to return certain body parts to the patient, like gallstones, tonsils, occasionally an appendix. With knowledge and better safety standards, body parts/fluids are sent to pathology and not returned to patients. Okay to ask your surgeon to photograph the tonsils for you. Be well. ...Read more
Is it possible to get a sore throat from the vaginal liquid or is it just possible i'm getting a cold?
YES: Especially pierced tongues. Please have it checked by your dentist. ...Read more
Foreign body: When something is stuck in your throat, it is often an emergency. The first thing to consider is the persons breathing. If breathing is okay, we look at the swallowing tube or esophagus. If there is something in the esophagus, it may not be life threatening, but it could get that way. Go to your nearest emergency room and get evaluated. You may need a procedure to get that "something" removed. ...Read more
Yes: Recuurent bladder infections is not an uncommon problem. Patients can get a presistent bladder infection inadequately treated due to resistance to a certain antibiotic or a new bladder infection can also occur after the first infection has be totally cured. If you still have persistant symtoms despite antibiotics see your provider you may benefit from a urine culture to check for resistance. ...Read more
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
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