Causes and Symptoms of Tonsils

Tonsillitis are caused in the throat. The inflammation of two pads at the back of the throat causes tonsils. Most of the time tonsillitis are caused due to infection with common virus or bacterial infection. Commonly people with sore throat and pain in the throat must seek physician consultation in order to confirm if you have tonsillitis. If you have any such issues you can easily get tonsillitis treatment at Coastal Family Medicine, the best family physicians in Texas.

Children of preschool ages and mid-teeages are more likely to get infected with Tonsillitis. Below are the common symptoms and signs of Tonsillitis:

– Red and Swollen Tonsils

– White or yellow patches on the Tonsils

– Sore throat

– Painful swallowing

– Fever

– Enlarged glands in the neck

– Scratchy  throaty voice

– Bad breath

– Stomachache

– Stiff neck

– Headache

Signs of tonsillitis in infants or children who are unable to describe how they feel, may include:

– Drooling due to difficult or painful swallowing

– Refusal to eat

– Unusual fussiness

Bacteria or virus usually enter from our mouth and attack our immune system's first line of defence. It is important to get the correct diagnosis from a physician as the treatment or say medication of tonsillitis depends on the cause of this. Now when you are aware of the symptoms of Tonsillitis, in case you see any such symptoms you must get treated.