Tonsils and Adenoids, Parent's Perspective
Title: Tonsils and Adenoids, Parent's PerspectiveCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy: Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy?
Title: Tonsillectomy: Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/20/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy May Worsen Long-term Health Outcomes Tonsillectomy May Worsen Long-term Health Outcomes
Removal of tonsils, adenoids before age 9 years may have long-term health consequences, including increased risk for upper respiratory tract diseases and infections, a population-based study showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in children are associated with increased long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, and allergic diseases, according to a study published online June 7 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy May Worsen Long-Term Health Outcomes
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy in childhood raises risk of respiratory diseases
Removal of tonsils or adenoids linked to two to threefold higher risk of diseases of the upper respiratory tract Related items fromOnMedica Antibiotic fails to improve lung function in children with CF Texting can improve flu jab uptake Recurrent viral RTIs in first 6 months linked to type 1 diabetes risk Paracetamol unlikely to increase child ’s asthma risk Pregnancy raises risk of critical illness with swine flu (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
For the study, the researchers examined Danish health records, following more than 60,000 children who had tonsils removed, adenoids removed or both ("adenotonsillectomy") before age 10. The investigators compared the medical records with data on 1.2 million peers born between 1979 and 1999. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children who have their tonsils removed are three times more likely to develop asthma and pneumonia  
Researchers at the universities of Copenhagen and Melbourne studied more than a million people born between 1979 and 1999 to find the link between tonsils and lung disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy Risks May Outweigh Benefits
Watchful waiting may be a good strategy when the condition is not too severe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Tonsils Surgery and Surgeons Sinusitis Source Type: news

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
THURSDAY, June 7, 2018 -- Having tonsils removed in childhood is supposed to end chronic earaches and breathing problems. But what if it also increases risk of respiratory infections? " We found that long-term risks of diseases -- in particular... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are Complications of Oropharyngeal Trauma?
Discussion Oropharyngeal trauma is common and ranges from minor contusions to severe trauma of the head and neck. Sudden movement while having a foreign object in the mouth is a very common scenario with falls or collisions being common mechanisms. Common objects include toys, sticks, pens/pencils, chopsticks, toothbrushes, and popsicle sticks. Many of these injuries cause minimal problems such as a contusion to lips (i.e. “fat lip”). In general, the more anterior the location the more common the injury and the less likely to have a severe injury (i.e. lips). Whereas posterior structures are more protected, bu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Hospitalize Toddlers After Tonsillectomy Hospitalize Toddlers After Tonsillectomy
Children who undergo tonsillectomy before age three are more likely to have complications afterward than kids who have the surgery when they're older, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Toddlers should stay in the hospital after tonsillectomy
(Reuters Health) - Children who have their tonsils removed before they're at least three years old may be more likely to have complications afterward than kids who have the surgery when they're older, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A Diagnostic Dilemma: Sometimes You ’ ll Never Know
Patient Presentation A 9-year-old male came to clinic with a 1 month history of painful joint swelling. One month ago he started having right ankle pain that was intermittent but consistent. One day ago his right wrist, right ankle and bilateral knees had some swelling but no erythema or warmth. He says that he has pain in them when he moves but not when he is resting and he denies any joint stiffness or gelling. He also had 1-2 days of multiple red skin lesions on his extremities and trunk, not overlying the affected joints. The skin lesions do not come and go and do not itch. They are mainly discrete circular lesions wi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Abortion safety report sees risks in some state laws
The risk of maternal death is higher from tonsillectomies, colonoscopies and childbirth, according to the independent panel (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy May Carry More Risks in Kids Age 3 and Under
Title: Tonsillectomy May Carry More Risks in Kids Age 3 and UnderCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Younger kids who have tonsils removed may have more complications: Study
Kids with complications usually end up staying longer in the hospital, as well. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy May Carry More Risks in Kids Age 3 and Under
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 -- When a child's tonsils become inflamed, surgical removal -- a tonsillectomy -- is often ordered. But new research suggests more caution may be needed in patients aged 3 or younger. The study of more than 1,800 cases... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Children under 3 at greater risk for complications after tonsil removal: Study
Children younger than 3 who have had their tonsils removed may have a greater risk for complications than older children, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is infectious mononucleosis? Headache and sore throat could be symptoms of illness
HEADACHE, sore throat, and swollen tonsils are all symptoms of infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono. But what is it, what are the symptoms, and is the illness cause for concern? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do Deep Neck Infections Present?
Discussion Deep neck space infections (DNSI) are not very common (estimated to be 4.6/100,000) but extremely important to have a high index of suspicion for. The anatomy of DNSs is complex and covered by substantial amounts of superficial soft tissue making diagnosis difficult. Additionally, children often cannot give more precise or accurate histories and can be difficult to examine> Most infections in children are in those
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 26, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Tonsillitis
-- If your child has had repeated bouts of tonsillitis (inflamed tonsils), he or she probably is a candidate for a tonsillectomy (tonsil removal surgery), the U.S. National Library of Medicine says. Tonsillitis occurs when the tonsils --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Toddler's died meningitis was dismissed as tonsillitis
In June 2016, Bobby Beardshall, now three, from Hull, was taken to hospital by his concerned mother Jane Brown, 42, after he developed a fever, high-pitched cry and insomnia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillitis: When should your tonsils be removed? Dr Ranj outlines symptoms to look for
TONSILLITIS is a common illness that can affect children and adults, but while it usually goes away on its own a few days, some people can suffer reoccurring bouts. If you experience recurrent tonsillitis, when can you get your tonsils taken out? Dr Ranj Singh on This Morning said you must have two specific symptoms to undergo the operation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillitis: When can you get your tonsils removed? Dr Ranj outlines symptoms to look for
TONSILLITIS is a common illness that can affect children and adults, but while it usually goes away on its own a few days, some people can suffer reoccurring bouts. If you experience recurrent tonsillitis, when can you get your tonsils taken out? Dr Ranj Singh on This Morning said you must have two specific symptoms to undergo the operation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV May Lurk In Your Throat
URMC researchers found human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical and head and neck cancers, hiding in small pockets on the surface of tonsils. They believe HPV may evade the immune system in this hiding place, allowing the virus to lay in wait for an opportunity to reinstate an infection or invade the tonsil tissue to develop cancer. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

HPV may lurk in your throat
(University of Rochester Medical Center) URMC researchers found human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical and head and neck cancers, hiding in small pockets on the surface of tonsils. They believe HPV may evade the immune system in this hiding place, allowing the virus to lay in wait for an opportunity to reinstate an infection or invade the tonsil tissue to develop cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Natural remedies for tonsillitis: 10 effective treatments you can pursue at home
(Natural News) Tonsillitis, the condition wherein tonsils swell, is usually caused by viral infections. Follow these 10 effective natural remedies for quick relief from tonsillitis. (h/t to AskDrShah.com) Saltwater – Saltwater is a quick and easy remedy for tonsillitis — just add a tablespoon of salt to a glass of warm water and stir well. Use it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Georgia Puckering started fitting due to Aussie flu
Georgia Puckering, 25, took her son, Harlee Fox, from Hessle, Yorkshire, to the doctors last Friday morning where he was prescribed antibiotics for tonsillitis after acting 'unusually still'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oldbury woman's tonsil cancer mistaken for tonsillitis
Sue Macpherson, 48, from the West Midlands, at first thought she was just under the weather. But when she went on holiday with her husband she could barely swallow. In 2015 she was told she had tonsil cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have you got a persistent sore throat? Why you should never ignore condition
A SORE throat is unpleasant and uncomfortable. But, you should never ignore a persistent sore throat that lasts longer than three weeks, as it could be a sign of glandular fever, tonsillitis, or even cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you get cancer on the tonsils?
Tonsil cancer is a rare form of cancer with symptoms that are often similar to other illnesses. Learn more about the risk factors and how it is treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Acid Reflux Linked to Neck Cancers Acid Reflux Linked to Neck Cancers
A US study has found that gastroesophageal reflux disease may increase the risk of cancer of the throat, tonsils and parts of the sinuses in older people.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Tonsillitis
(Symptoms, Contagious, Treatment, Home Remedies ) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Preterm infants have narrowed upper airways, which may explain higher obstructive sleep apnea risk
(Children's National Health System) A multidisciplinary team used MRI to determine that the risk factors that lead to obstructive sleep apena are confined to the uppermost airway and do not appear to be explained by enlarged adenoids and tonsils. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acid reflux ups risk of throat, tonsils and sinus cancer
Acid reflux was linked to a 2-3% greater chance of developing the potentially deadly diseases, researchers from  Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, discovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Does Pediatric Sj ö gren Syndrome Present?
Discussion Sjögren Syndrome (SS) is named for Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjögren who published a case series in 1933 describing patients with dry eyes and arthritis. SS is a “chronic autoimmune inflammatory exocrinopathy” that is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the lacrimal and salivary glands and has various degrees of systematic involvement. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia are the main clinical symptoms. Sicca is a Latin word meaning dry. Dryness of the eyes and mouth without evidence of autoimmune disease is called Sicca syndrome or Sicca complex. SS can be primary or se...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Surgical Instructions
Title: Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Surgical InstructionsCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kids still getting risky painkiller after tonsillectomy
Despite warnings from the FDA, some U.S. children are still being given the opioid painkiller codeine ​ after having their tonsils removed, a new study finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids Still Get Risky Painkiller Post-Tonsillectomy
Despite safety warnings from drug regulators, some U.S. children are still being given a risky painkiller after having their tonsils removed, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines and Children, Pain Relievers, Tonsillitis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Are Still Prescribing Codeine For Kids After Tonsillectomies, Despite FDA Warning
Despite a warning by the FDA regarding the significant safety risks of opioids, a new study published in Pediatrics finds that 1 in 20 children were still prescribed codeine after having a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, according to data through 2015. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller Codeine After Tonsillectomy
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Despite safety warnings from drug regulators, some U.S. children are still being given a risky painkiller after having their tonsils removed, a new study finds. At issue is the opioid painkiller codeine. In 2013, the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Despite safety warnings from drug regulators, some U.S. children are still being given a risky painkiller after having their tonsils removed, a new study finds. At issue is the opioid painkiller codeine. In 2013, the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kids Having Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy Still Get Codeine Despite Decreasing Prescriptions
Clinicians have eased off prescribing codeine to children undergoing tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy, but 1 in 20 patients still receives codeine, a Pediatrics study finds. In... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy
Title: Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After TonsillectomyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 16, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Children still being prescribed codeine, despite warnings
Codeine prescriptions for children who have had their tonsils and adenoids removed have decreased since the Food and Drug Administration began requiring a black box warning on the products four years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, some children continue to be prescribed codeine, and other opioid prescriptions for children have continued to rise since then. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meningitis not on GP's diagnostic radar, inquest hears
Kate Pierce was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and suffered severe brain damage. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kate Pierce's brain damage after meningitis misdiagnosis
Kate Pierce died in 2013 seven years after a doctor misdiagnosed her meningitis as tonsillitis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news