The tonsils, situated at the back of your throat, can become infected and this is known as tonsillitis. It is a condition that can affect people of all ages, but it tends to be more frequent in young children.

The primary indications of this illness include:

  • a sore throat
  • problems swallowing
  • a high temperature of 38C or above
  • coughing
  • a headache
  • feeling sick
  • earache
  • feeling tired

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, which are part of the throat’s immune system. It can be caused by a virus or bacteria. Talk to your doctor about the best way to manage your tonsillitis and get back to feeling like yourself again!

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