Tonsillitis-ENT Doctor Bangalore

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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

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Tonsillitis-ENT Doctor Bangalore

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

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