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Can someone tell me how people catch tonsillitis ?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Viral/bacterial inf.

Like any upper respiratory infection, you get tonsillitis from some one who is harboring a virus or bacteria in their oral pharynx and they cough, spit or kiss you.

In brief: Viral/bacterial inf.

Like any upper respiratory infection, you get tonsillitis from some one who is harboring a virus or bacteria in their oral pharynx and they cough, spit or kiss you.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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