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Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal ENT doctor Bangalore discusses the common problems due to Tonsils such as tonsillitis, large tonsils, symptoms,complications of tonsillitis and home remedies

Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal ENT doctor Bangalore discusses the common problems due to Tonsils such as tonsillitis, large tonsils, symptoms,complications of tonsillitis and home remedies

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  • 1. Tonsils Trouble
    Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal
    Consultant ENT & Head & Neck Surgery
    Website: http://drsoniasv.webs.com
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    ENT Surgeon Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgery, Bangalore, India
  • 2. http://www.entbangalore.com
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    What are Tonsils?
    Dr Sonia S V Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgery, Bangalore, India
  • 3. Diseases of the Tonsils
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  • 4. Infections
    Acute Tonsillitis
    Recurrent Tonsillitis
    Chronic Tonsillitis
    Tonsillolith[Tonsil Stones]
    Tonsillar Cyst
    Tonsillar Enlargement
    Tumours-Benign
    Tumours-Malignant
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    Common Diseases of the Tonsils
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  • 5. Tonsillitis[Infection] May be
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  • 6. Tonsillar Disease can produce health problems due to
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  • 7. Acute Tonsillitis
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  • 8. Symptoms Acute Tonsillitis
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  • 9. Acute Tonsillitis
    In Children can also produce
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  • 10. Homecare of Tonsillitis
    Prevent Dehydration
    Drink lots of water and other liquids
    Give frequent sips of water to children
    Pain Relief
    Take over the counter pain medications
    Avoid Aspirin in persons younger than 20 years
    Gargle with salt water frequently
    Diet: soft, semisolid diet, soups
    Watch out for complications
    Prevent spread
    Practice Hand washing
    Do no share eating utensils
    Cover mouth with tissue while coughing, sneezing
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    Complications of Tonsillitis
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    Chronic Tonsillitis
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  • 13. Development of Tonsil Stones
    Bad breath[Halitosis]
    Repeated absence from work
    Repeated absence from school
    Tiredness
    Poor Food Intake
    Tonsillar Enlargement
    Breathing Difficulty
    Swallowing Difficulty
    Snoring
    Sleep Affected
    Sleep Apnea
    Effects of Recurrent or Chronic Tonsillitis
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  • 14. Large Tonsils
    Effect in Children
    Commonest cause of OSA[Obstructive Sleep Apnea] in children is Large Adenoids & Tonsils
    Swallowing difficulty – large sized tonsils can narrow the space of throat and make food passage difficult
    Feeding issues
    Sleep Disturbance
    Snoring – the airway narrowing due to the enlarged tonsils can result in snoring.
    Snoring in children should not be ignored
    Snoring in children HAS TO BE TREATED
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  • 15. Danger of Snoring
    Snoring
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  • 16. When to visit an ENT Surgeon
    Neck Swelling
    Voice change [ muffled voice]
    Fever
    Breathing Difficulty
    Pain
    Not relieved with home care
    Severe pain making even drinking painful
    Pain worsening
    Ear pain develops
    Recurrent Infections
    Large Tonsils
    Children with Snoring
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  • 17. Thank you
    Dr Sonia S V , Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgery, Bangalore, India