Thursday, August 18, 2011

Tonsillitis symptoms in children

Patients with tonsillitis or more popularly known as thyroid diseases commonly experienced by children aged 5-15 years. Conditions affecting the tonsils in children can vary.

Signs of tonsillitis are mild complaints usually arise when children drop durability. However, in severe conditions, tonsil removal in children often needs to be done by an otologist. But, why children susceptible to thyroid disease and what cause it?

Tonsils a round object whose position is behind the left and right of the throat, is part of the body that serves as a blocker so that germs do not easily fit into the human respiratory tract. Tonsil size also varied, ranging from the size of a marble to the size of ping pong balls.

The tonsils in healthy people will be colored according to the color of the surrounding tissue and has a flat surface. Whereas in those with tonsillitis (infection or inflammation of the tonsils) may be a reddish color or have white patches on the tonsils, and tonsil size later enlarged.

The issue of inflammation and infection of the tonsils can result in chronic or recurrent sore throat, bad breath, swallowing disorders, upper airway obstruction characterized by snoring until cessation of breathing during sleep the way, this is dangerous for patients, and usually the children are very susceptible to tonsils disease, because their immune system is still low.

Problems of infection and inflammation of the tonsils caused by the entry of microorganisms (bacteria and viruses) that attack the throat. And based on the time duration, inflammation and infection of tonsils can be long according to his condition. If the condition is acute infection and inflammation, when the inflammation lasts less than 3 weeks, and in a chronic condition if the frequency of infection reaches 7 times per year or 10 times in 2 years or 3 times in 1 year for 3 consecutive years.

Symptoms experienced by patients also varied, ranging from a parched throat, pain on swallowing, fever, sometimes followed by flu, colds, headaches, bad breath, nausea, and enlarged lymph nodes around the neck.

Tonsillitis symptoms are not treated immediately will cause various complications such as infections of the ear, and sinus infections, abscesses or ulcers in the throat so that should be performed surgery to remove the pus, to impaired growth in children.

Those children are spared from thyroid disease, parents need to be alert, do not let kids easily exposed to viruses and bacteria. Therefore, low body immunity, the child will be susceptible to infection. If infection recurs, it will suppress the body's defense system.

Respiratory tract infection is an infection most often experienced by children and the most easily spread in children. If frequent infections, swollen tonsils will swell even that could inhibit the respiratory tract. In order for children to avoid the problem recurring infections, how to live a clean lifestyle, prevent the child from the people or the environment which was inhabited by people with flu, and always wash your hands.

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