What are the symptoms of chronic tonsilitis?

POSSIBLY NONE. Chronic tonsilitis means chronic inflammation and swelling of the tonsils. You may not have any symptoms, even with tonsils the size of golf balls.

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Constant minor sore throat, tonsiliths, swollen lymph nodes under jaw, loud breathing and more tonsil related symptoms. Chronic tonsilitis?

chronic tonsillitis? Signs of chronic tonsillitis can include: • frequent tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths • bad breath • frequent throat discomfort and sensation of something stuck in the back of the throat • enlarged tonsils treatment for chronic tonsillitis can include antibiotics and oral gargles and rinses. If symptoms persist, surgery may be indicated. It is recommended that you see your ENT physician. Read more...

FNAC right infra auricular swelling from many years and shows features of sialadenitis. Plus chronic tonsilitis what precautions should I take?

Chronic sialadenitis. Based on the cause of the problem the treatment might change like the need for antibiotic or not. This will be decided by your physician. What you can do is drink plenty of fluid to keep your self well hydrated all the time, gentle massage over the gland and suck on sugar free lemon cadies or bubble gums might help. Read more...
Unsure. Hydration? The cytology report did not specify if the FNA of the swelling was taken in the tonsil or salivary gland. (Or both? I'm confused) I wonder if something was left unexamined or if the main "mass" or problem was missed. A sialogram could show a stone (goes with sialadenitis), in which case drinking lots of fluid is preventative. (Dry mouth can be caused by fluoxetine). See ENT or use HT Prime for ans. Read more...

I have chronic tonsilitis. Sore throats. I have been told by 4 doctors that I need my tonsils out how long can I be putting this off?

Chronic Tonsillitis. If you have experienced more than four episodes of acute tonsillitis within the last six months or six or more episodes within the past year, you should see an ent. Also, a chronic sore throat needs to be evaluated. Tonsillectomy is an outpatient procedure in the vast majority of health patents. If you get medical treatment with each episode, the question is just one of patience. Read more...
Treatment depends. Chronic tonsilitis can be treated by antibiotics or removal of the tonsils. Once you have more than 5-6 infections/yr or 3 infections a year for 3 years in a row do we consider removal the tonsils. If you do not decide to remove them, you will need treatment for each infection. It really depends on how many and how bad these infections are to determine whether the surgery is recommended. Read more...

I hv chronic tonsilitis&now notice orange 'ulcers'@side&back of throat, few neck nodes&odd sensation of not being able2breath? Anxiety/globus? Other

Possible infection. Hello, If the ulcers are painful, circular in shape with a red border they may indicate a viral infection. If they are on the tonsils themselves this will cause the tonsils to swell and give you a sensation of globus or fullness. If the symptoms persist beyond a few days I'd seek medical attention to evaluate for possible bacterial infection. Read more...

Chronic tonsilitis, rehinitis cause bad fatigue? Sore throat/fatigue for months. Mono/strep/std neg. Antibiotics/steroids/post nasal meds not help.

Chronic URI. This could be caused by a mononucleosis-like syndrome other than due to EBV. CMV, toxoplasmosis, HIV disease and other entities can produce this. You may have allergies that do not respond to nasal steroids, or you may have chronic tonsillar infection which requires their removal. You might, if you have not already, see an ENT specialist. Good luck and hope this helps. Read more...
Tonsillitis . If your tonsils are enlarged, they are probably interfering with your sleep. This is obstructive apnea. As your soft palate relaxes in deep sleep, the tonsils can obstruct your breathing. You actually have to 'wake up' to breath, although you are not aware if it. It can happen hundreds of times, and can acct for fatigue. That and the chronic tonsillitis, you should probably have an ENT referral. . Read more...

Persistent sore throat/fatigue after oral. Doc say chronic tonsilitis, rehenitis. Std/hiv/mono/strep neg Antibotics, steriods, post nasal meds not help.

Oral what? When I was resident at a county hospital, we treated what appeared to be an outbreak of oral gonorrhea amongst people your age with the same symptoms who had oral sex (culture confirmed). There are still some unanswered questions- mainly the thought that a healthy immune system should prevent this. But for what it's worth, I thought I would mention this experience with a clinical "zebra." Read more...