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Will Removing Tonsils Improve Allergies
No: Removing the tonsils won't change your sons allergies. However, they might help some of the symptoms. If your son snores badly and he is allergic, sometimes his snoring and airway symptoms might be in part due to allergies and in part due to his tonsils. Removing the tonsils might therefore be thought to help his "allergies.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Tonsils seem to accumulate allergy drainage. Can pop out pea sized 'things' almost once a week. Should i consult a dr to get my tonsils removed?
Tonsil stones : This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the area with a soft brush, or using a water pik to dislodge them. Sometimes the tonsils may become chronically infected, painful, or swollen. Then it may be time to consider removal. You should see an otolaryngologist and discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left tonsil and sub mandibular node swells when I go outside. Goes down within an hour of going indoors. Allergies?
What to do if food stuck in my tonsils lacunas? Details: I have enlarged tonsils and deep lacunas. I have rheum almost all life. Dont have any allergy
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My 3 yr olds tonsils touch his uvula,he is a picky eater,breath always smells bad,gags easily and it seems like he has allergies always. Concerned?
Apnea?: If he snores he may also have apnea in which case an sleep screen and ENT evaluation is warranted. Otherwise, large tonsils are often best left alone because he will "grow into them" He probably also has adenoids which can cause nasal congestion and mouth breathing so allergy treatment is usually ineffective. Best wishes. ...Read more
My tonsils are red and swollen, i have no allergy symptoms and am not sick theres no pain or itching, what could cause the swelling?
How old are you: missed mentioning your age, how long have you noticed such swelling and redness of your tonsils? ...Read more
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