Tonsillitis - Sore Throat

A Sore Throat (Pharyngitis or Tonsillitis) is a symptom of a disease affecting the pharynx or the area around the Tonsils. Symptoms of Tonsillitis include sore throat and fever. Tonsillitis (Sore Throat) is inflammation of the Tonsils most commonly caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Usually due to infection with the virus but can also be caused by infection with bacteria. In seven out of ten cases are due to tonsillitis a respiratory virus, and therefore can not be treated with penicillin, but disappears by itself within a few days. Symptoms of a viral infection, runny nose, cough, muscle aches and Sore Throat followed by pain on swallowing and temperature rise to around 38ºC (100.4ºF). It looks like a common cold with sore throat. Due to throat infection bacteria, the genes will be more pronounced among the second fever around 39-40ºC and pain on swallowing. You become more ill and would rather stay in bed. Other symptoms will be swollen glands and red swollen tonsils. This type of laryngitis can be treated with Penicillin.

However, it may be difficult to distinguish between viral and bacterial attack. The doctor determines the graft from the neck, on the throat infection caused by a viral or bacterial infection, and hence can be treated with antibiotics. Scarlet fever is pharyngitis caused by a specific bacterium that also causes a rash. In severe symptoms of tonsillitis may be involved abscess in the throat or Glandular fever (Mononucleosis), which is a more rare form of tonsillitis. You can only get Glandular fever once in his life. Contact your doctor if the temperature is above 38ºC (100.4ºF) or suspected glandular fever or an abscess in the throat. Click more about the throat and mononucleosis >>

Treatment of Tonsillitis

Every year, many targeted to their doctor with a Sore Throat. The vast majority of sore throat caused by a virus infection, but unfortunately there is no treatment for sore throat caused by viruses, and it helps not to get antibiotics. Tonsillitis going off by itself after a few days but can be relieved with painkillers over the counter medications (aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen) can be bought like Panodil, Aspirin and Ipren. At the first sign of sore throat can be soothed with Lozenges example Hexokain and Mucoangin, on the one hand, soothe the sore throat and on the other hand, disinfects the mouth and throat. Suction tablets also has a local anesthetic and anti-inflammatory effect. Drink plenty of fluids. Due to throat infection bacteria (streptococci) should be treated with penicillin to prevent further spread and complications of the disease. Scarlet fever is treated with antibiotics. There is no treatment for glandular fever. Viruses and bacteria that can cause sore throat, contagious from person to person by direct contact or by droplet infection by coughing and sneezing. In cases of repeated tonsillitis tonsils can be removed by surgery. In chronic tonsillitis tonsils may be enlarged. Click more about the throat, adenoids and tonsils >>

Councils for Sore Throat

Whether it's a virus or a bacterial infection, discomfort relieved by drinking something hot, such as teas. Do not smoke and avoid altogether tobacco smoke, which seems highly annoying on already irritated airways. Other advice from a sore throat for example, relieves hot milk with honey on sore throat, it is said that you can be of benefit white camphor oil on the neck and up toward your ears, take lots of vitamin C tablets or eat fruits, kiwi or oranges cold drinks or ice cream can relieve pain in the neck, you can gargle throat in salt water, sucking throat pastilles or lozenges, nasal congestion, while sore throat may be alleviated by using the nasal spray, but whatever remedies act fast healing while on ample rest and fluids.


1. Asthma - the lungs, shortness of breath, tobacco smoke, smoking lungs, cold, allergy and stress.
2. Unconscious - fainting, loss of consciousness, respiration, blood pressure and circulation brain.
3. Sinusitis (or rhino sinusitis) - sequelae colds, flu, sinus, frontal sinus, nose and jaw caves.
4. Bladder infection (Cystitis) - burning urination, intimate hygiene, bacteria and urinary bladder.
5. Chest pain - pain around the heart, Angina, muscle pain, stress, anxiety, depression.
6. Diarrhea - loose bowels, travelers diarrhea, virus, infection, frequent stools, vomiting and fever.
7. Eczema - Skin disorder, Skin rash, itching, hives, allergies, zinc, cortisone and scaly eczema.
8. Fever - Body temperature above 38ºC (100.4ºF), Critical over 40.0ºC (104ºF), Inflammation.
9. Athletes foot - Ringworm of the foot, Tinea pedis, Fungal infections, Nail fungus, Scaling.
10. Burns - Fire Wounds, scalding, boiling water and fire, 1 2 3 degree, First Aid for Burns.
12. Common cold - coughing, sneezing, headache, pain on swallowing, hoarseness, sore throat.
13. Cold sores - Oral Herpes, blisters, contagious virus, sores, lips, mouth and nose.
14. Constipation - hard stool, stomach pain, abdominal pain, Herbals and digestive problems.
15. Sprains - First Aid Joint Injury, Sprained ankle, Fingers, Knee, Wrist sprain.
16. Tonsillitis - Sore Throat, Pharynx, Tonsils, Strep Throat, Mononucleosis and Scarlet fever.
17. Heartburn - stomach acid reflux, discomfort, gastric reflux, Indigestion, reflux Oesophagitis.
18. Shingles - Herpes zoster, Zoster or Zona, Chickenpox rash, Burning pain and Blistering rash.
19. Palpitations - Irregular Heartbeat, Arrhythmia, Heart rate, Stress, Sorrows and Worries.
20. Cough - Coughing cures, Dry cough, Tickling cough, Cold pneumonia and Mucus formation.
21. Headache - Cephalalgia, Forehead Pain, Frontal headache, Tension headaches and Migraine.
22. Hemorrhoids - Haemorrhoids, Bowl splashes, Itching, Rectal pain, or Rectal bleeding.
23. Hoarseness - Acute hoarseness, Hoarse voice, Dysphonia, Whisper and Weak voice.
24. Swollen glands - Lymph Nodes, Sore throat, Ear infection, Mononucleosis (Glandular fever).
25. Hay fever - Allergic Rhinitis, allergies, eyes, nose, grass pollen, birch, dust mites and fur.
26. Influenza - Flu, Influenzavirus A, B and C, Flu vaccination, Infectious, Fever and coldness.
27. Insect bites - bee stings, wasp stings, hornets, mosquitoes, fleas, poisonous, Borrelia and ticks.
28. Chlamydia - intercourse, unsafe sex, sexually transmitted diseases (STI), risk sexually active.
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30. Pneumonia - high fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain and mycoplasma.
31. Bellyache - Stomach pain, Rumbling stomach, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Bloated stomach.
32. Menstrual Cramps - Menstrual Pain, Dysmenorrhea, Pain relief medicines and Herbal remedies.
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34. Urticaria - Angioedema, hives, nettle, itching, redness, blisters, bumps, allergies and skin rashes.
35. Nosebleeds - epistaxis, nose bleeding, blood vessels, nostrils, cotton pad, saline, laser cautery.
36. Vomiting - throwing up, nausea, seasickness, air sickness, Morning sickness, pregnancy nausea.
37. Worms - worm infection, Threadworms, Pinworms, Tapeworms, Roundworms, Deworming.
38. Tick bites - Mites and Ticks, Borrelia, rash, paralysis, and Lyme disease, Signs and Symptoms.
39. Pain - acute pain, chronic pain, major pain, Migraine, muscle pain, Myalgia and Joint pain.
40. Insomnia - Sleeplessness, restless sleep, insomnia, sleep problems and sleeping pills.
41. Wounds - scrapes, abrasions, bleeding, wound care, tetanus vaccine and inflammation.
42. Toothache - acute toothache, Odontalgia, hole in tooth, Tooth Decay, Caries, Dental abscess.
43. Fatigue - Feeling tired, Burned out, exhaustion, tiredness, lethargy, Mental and Physical fatigue.
44. Vaginal discharge - Secretions, Vaginal catarrh, Fungus in Vagina, Odor, Itching and Infection.
45. Rashes - skin rash, eczema, allergies, dry skin, itching, rash from stress and acute rashes.
46. Warts - Foot warts, Hand warts, Finger warts, Flat warts, Treatment of Warts and removal tips.
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48. Conjunctivitis - Red eye, Eye infection, Tearing, Eye allergies, Dry eyes and Contact lenses.
49. Earache - Ear pain, Ear infection, Fever, Earwax, Outer ear, Middle ear, Eardrum, Otitis media.
50. Respiratory problems - Dyspnea, Shortness of breath, Breathlessness, Difficulty in breathing.
11. Poisoning - Medicine, Connectors, Bites, Drugs, Fungi, Oil, First aid at the acute poisoning.

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