Monday, March 31, 2014

Tonsillitis


Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils most commonly caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Hypertrophic polyps is an inflammation of the tonsils is a viral or bacterial infection. What is the tonsils and adenoids? Tonsil two masses of tissue on either side of the back of the throat. Normal almonds, usually about the same size and the same pink color as the surrounding area. Tonsils are lymph tissue along the same way.
Polyps are masses of tissue located high in the throat behind the nose and soft palate. They are not as clearly seen as almonds. Both polyps and almonds are believed to help the body's defense mechanism against pathogens by making antibodies. The most common problem occurs in both tonsils and adenoids are recurrent infections leading to hypertrophy (increase). This can lead to symptoms such as sore throat, fever, and dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). What causes tonsillitis and adenoids? Tonsils and adenoids, or caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Will take place under normal circumstances, such as viruses and bacteria in the body through the nose and mouth (droplet infection), they will be filtered in the tonsils and adenoids. And in the tonsils and adenoids, mountains of white blood cells in the immune system to attack and destroy the virus or bacteria, helps and also causes inflammation and fever.What signs and symptoms of tonsillitis and adenoids? The most common symptoms are:
Red and / or swollen glands
White or yellow spots on the tonsils
Tender, stiff and / or swelling of the neck bad breath sore throat
Difficulty or pain when swallowing cough headache sore eyes Body aches fever chill
nasal congestion Chronic ear infection snoring Sinusitis Adenopathy