5 Alarming Symptoms Of Tonsillitis

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Tonsillitis
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Tonsillitis is a disease that occurs when tonsils become swollen. It is usually because of viral or bacterial infection. One of the general symptoms of it includes an acute sore throat, swollen tonsils that make swallowing difficult for a person and swelling occurs in the glands of the neck.

In this article we will discuss some of the symptoms of Tonsillitis and how it can be treated. One of the early signs of Tonsillitis is a sore throat and high fever. Person suffering from it often feels swelling in tonsils. If along with runny nose, sore throat remains for more than a week, the doctor should be contacted and Other symptoms of it include:

Swallowing Food:

Tonsils are basically two small rounded masses of tissue that are present in the back of our throat, when they become swollen it becomes really hard for a person to swallow food. Ingesting food becomes a nightmare for a person. You can also book your appointment with the best ENT specialist in Lahore through Marham.pk. 

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis

Swollen Neck:

One of the symptoms of Tonsillitis is that person feels swelling in the neck. Swollen and tender lymph nodes on the sides of the neck are felt.

Fever:

Another symptom is high fever when tonsils are swollen a person feels pain in the head and often suffers from high fever with chills.

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis

Breathing Issue:

A person might feel hard to breathe from the mouth and often have noisy breathing. In addition to it, a person snores a lot because enlarged tonsils block the air passage. You can also book your appointment with the best ENT specialist in Islamabad through Marham.pk.

Excessive Runny Nose:

A sore throat along with a runny nose is also one of the symptoms. The person sneezes a lot and feels pain in the throat.

Tonsillitis is curable. It can be treated with antibiotics and in acute cases, surgery is also recommended by the doctors. Viral tonsillitis can be contagious and can be transferred from one person to another. Following are some of the ways in which we can prevent ourselves from this ailment.

  • Washing hands properly and make sure to dry them
  • Covering mouth while sneezing and always use a tissue paper to clean your hands afterward
  • Avoid sharing food and liquid utensils
  • Make sure Kitchen counter is clean
  • Clean washrooms with antiseptic cleaners

If you face any of the above-mentioned symptoms make sure to book your appointment with the best ENT specialist in Pakistan through Marham.

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.
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