How do I get tonsillitis?
Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. Viral or bacterial infections lead to tonsillitis and its complications. The inflammation may involve areas of the back of the throat other than the tonsils such as the adenoids.Learn more about tonsillitis
What is a tonsillectomy?
A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. Your doctor may recommend a tonsillectomy if you suffer from recurrent infections and/or if your tonsils become so enlarged they begin to block your throat.Learn more about tonsillectomies