The term refers to
inflammation of the tonsils palate.
Palatine tonsils were Tissue accumulation linfoideo who along with other structures of the same fabric make up the so - called Waldeyer ring.
Palatine tonsils were found in the oropharynx, which is the portion of the
that lies just behind the mouth.
no one knows what their role well, it is believed that along with the rest of lymphoid structures, the tonsils are the first line of defense and immune response (to
large number of microorganisms and antigens) before the pathogens by air.
The cold and temperature changes.
Do not take food very cold.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
Is performed by the medical history and exploration of the patient.
Under certain circumstances, may be required to perform blood tests serially, or even crop of secrecciones amigdalares.
Sleep duration of fever.
If this fails to respond adequately to the antitérmicos, take baths in warm water.
The introduction of treatment, as in all
, it is up to the
once reviewed and assessed the condition since, although in most cases no more
, can cause serious complications, masks or
of major importance.
And whether ultimately require treatment with antibiotics, the
is the most appropriate selection, which will vary according to the pathogen responsible for that, in turn, will produce pictures with clinical differences that will make you suspect one or the other and apply according germ
case the antibiotic of choice. Analgesics and antitérmicos for symptoms.
In general, it can relieve symptoms by managing the patient plenty of fluids to avoid
, and soft diets.
Tonsillectomy, which is the removal of the tonsils Palatine, is not done as frequently as before.
Today, one can say that is an indication that he is not obsolete although it is more narrowly and precisely because it does not take place unless there are serious complications like
that spread to other parts of the body, or
with high earmarking general.
Generally good, without the need for surgical action, except in those cases, increasingly rare, the appearance of
or inflammatory processes that affect the amygdala palate occur
. The latter term etymologically comes from the word "angina" and means "constrictive pain. ".
They tend to be more
, revealing its highest incidence between 3 and 6 years and their frequency declined from 10 years.
The germs that are causing viruses or
. Of particular importance in this age and often is the B -
streptococcus, for the complications that can lead to distance (
Signs and symptoms.
Sore throat. Unable to swallow food.
Whitish plaques on or around the tonsils, which are inflamed.
Fever, which in some cases can be very high.
general rule, when the virus causing the
, the symptoms tend to be less intense and lasted less time than the
, although there are always exceptions, such as in
In principle, any
should be considered as
. Within these, the most
are those produced by the B -
Streptococcus that may be responsible for important and serious complications such as articular rheumatism, heart damage,
is usually manifest with
sore throat, which can be
or induced by swallowing (act of swallowing) as well as inflammation of the
or throat and
in high temperatures of 39 or 40 °
It presents chills, and sometimes
discomfort, abdominal pain and vomiting.
In the exploration we found redness and inflammation of the tonsils and
with or without white plates on them.
Often appearing nodes or