Recurrent attack of tonsillitis is common among children. It happens due to Group A streptococcal infection. Weakened immune system predisposes infection.
- Pain during swallowing
- Body pain
- Enlarged tonsils can block airway during sleep causing difficulty in sleep
- Offensive breath can also occur.
Chronic Tonsillitis is seen among adults and is caused most commonly by streptococcal infection. Other causes of tonsil infections are infectious mononucleosis, common cold, CMV virus and eTPES virus infection.
Untreated streptococcal infection can lead to rheumatic fever which affects heart valves. Peritonsillar abscess is another complication. It can also affect kidneys. We can detect high ASO titre in streptococcal infection, affection of heart valves can be detected by echo. In rheumatic fever joint pain with skin rashes occur.
Homeopathic Treatment for Tonsillitis
To avoid recurrent tonsillitis avoid cold food and drinks. Do frequent salt water gargling. Complete cure can be achieved with Homoeopathic treatment. Homoeopathy shows wonderful action in recurrent tonsillitis. A surgical procedure called tonsillectomy can be completely avoided. As tonsils are part of our immune system, removing tonsils affects our immunity.