When is Post-Operative Bleeding Most Likely to Occur after a Tonsillectomy?
Discussion Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the US with pressure equalizing tubes and circumcisions also being among the top procedures. About 500,000 are performed yearly in the US in children under 15 years. Primary indications are recurrent throat infections (e.g. “
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Assessment of the knowledge and attitudes about the management of dental trauma among ear, nose and throat physicians - Üstün N, Üstün O.
This study aimed to investigate the attitudes and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New therapy shortens treatment for HPV-related cancers of the tonsils, tongue
Patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer who undergo surgery and are treated with chemotherapy, may be able to forgo significant radiation therapy without increasing the risk of their cancer spreading, according to the results of a clinical trial led by researchers at Mayo Clinic. "We found that decreasing the amount of radiation therapy after a minimally invasive robotic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Influence of childhood adversity and infection on timing of menarche in a multiethnic sample of women - April-Sanders AK, Tehranifar P, Argov EL, Suglia SF, Rodriguez CB, McDonald JA.
We examined the associations of indicators of CAs and exposure to tonsillitis and infectious mononucleosis (mono) with age at menarche. A multiethnic cohort of 40... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating tonsillitis
Did you know that your tonsils -- two oval-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat, one on each side -- are your immune system's first line of defense against bacteria and viruses that enter your mouth? This function may make the tonsils particularly vulnerable to infection and inflammation. Tonsillitis is inflammation of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Surgery
Title: Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy SurgeryCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Who Gets Pott ’ s Puffy Tumor?
Discussion Pott’s puffy tumor (PPT) was first described by Sir Percivall Pott in 1775 and who also described other orthopaedic and oncological diseases subsequently named for him. “It is a subperiosteal abscess of the anterior wall of the frontal sinus associated with underlying frontal osteomyelitis.” The tender edema and swelling of the forehead is the sign of PPT. Associated fever, headache, and rhinorrhea along with similar problems such as postnasal drip or nasal congestion are common. Associated ophthalmological problems include peri-orbital or eyelid edema and/or preseptal cellulitis. Ptosis and di...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Parents Often Decide on Their Own They Want Tonsillectomy for Children's Sleep Apnea Parents Often Decide on Their Own They Want Tonsillectomy for Children's Sleep Apnea
Many parents with children who experience obstructive sleep-disordered breathing (OSDB) have a preference for tonsillectomy to improve the apnea and often aren't looking for guidance on treatment choices, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Is Tonsillitis Contagious
How Do You Get Tonsillitis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can you catch tonsillitis? Signs and symptoms of infection explained
TONSILLITIS is a painful infection of the tonsils that is experienced mainly by children. Can you catch tonsillitis? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural U.S. Hospitals Are On Life Support As a Third Wave of COVID-19 Strikes
When COVID-19 hit the Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert, a small rural town in Randolph County, in late March, the facility—which includes a 25-bed hospital, an adjacent nursing home and a family-medicine clinic, was quickly overwhelmed. In just a matter of days, 45 of the 62 nursing home residents tested positive. Negative residents were isolated in the hospital while the severely ill patients from both the nursing home and the local community were transferred to other better-equipped facilities. “We were trying to get the patients out as fast as possible,” says Steve Whatley, Southwe...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How Do You Treat Hypertrophic Tonsils
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Robotic surgery may improve outcomes in mouth and throat cancer
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published Thursday in JAMA Oncology. Oropharyngeal cancer occurs in the back of the throat and includes the base of the tongue and tonsils. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Is Getting Your Tonsils Removed a Major Surgery
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tonsillitis warning - the white spots at the back of your throat you shouldn’t ignore
TONSILLITIS is a common infection that's caused by either a bacteria or a virus. You could be at risk of the swollen tonsils condition if you notice white spots at the back of your throat. These are the tonsillitis symptoms and signs you should be looking out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tonsillitis symptoms: What are the symptoms of tonsillitis?
TONSILLITIS is a common childhood illness, but it can strike at any age. Here are the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunology: Tonsils as a testbed
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit ä t M ü nchen) Biomedical researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have isolated immune cells from human tonsils obtained following routine surgery, and used them to analyze aspects of the immune response and test the effects of anti-inflammatory agents at the cellular level. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Throat cancer symptoms: The peculiar warning sign that lies in a person’s ear
THROAT cancer refers to cancerous tumours that develop in the throat, voice box or tonsils. There is an unusual sign a person may be at risk of throat cancer that is found in a person's ear. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S & amp;N Strengthens ENT Portfolio with Tusker Medical Acquisition
Smith & Nephew has acquired Tusker Medical, a company that has developed Tula, a system to treat recurrent or persistent ear infections. The London-based company kept the financial details of the deal mum. The acquisition comes hot on the heels of CA-based Tusker Medical obtaining a PMA from FDA for Tula. MD+DI included the Tula system in a list of Devices Recently Approved by FDA. The system enables placement of ear tubes in the physician’s office without general anesthesia for patients six months and older. Using Tula, a physician numbs the eardrum using, child-friendly anesthesia while the patient ...
Source: MDDI - January 24, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Business Source Type: news

Cognitive Skills in Preschoolers With Mild Apnea Not Improved With Tonsillectomy Cognitive Skills in Preschoolers With Mild Apnea Not Improved With Tonsillectomy
Young children with mild apnea who have their tonsils removed may sleep a little better than kids who don't get tonsillectomies, but a new study suggests surgery won't improve cognitive function.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Reducing Tongue Fat Could Improve Sleep Apnea, Study Says
This study shows reducing excess fat in general can reduce tongue size,” said Dr. Raj Dasgupta, a sleep specialist at Keck Medicine at the University of Southern California, who was not involved in the study. In the new paper, the researchers used MRI imaging to measure the effect on upper airways of a 10% weight loss in 67 obese patients. The images showed reducing tongue fat was the primary reason overall sleep apnea scores improved by 31%. “In fact, the more tongue fat you lost, the more your apnea improved,” said Schwab, who is the co-director of the Penn Sleep Center at Penn Medicine. Costs of sleep ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Tonsillectomy doesn't boost cognitive skills for preschoolers with mild apnea
(Reuters Health) - Young children with mild apnea who have their tonsils removed may sleep a little better than kids who don't get tonsillectomies, but a new study suggests surgery won't improve cognitive function. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is tonsillitis contagious?
Some bacteria and viruses can cause inflammation of the tonsils, or tonsillitis. Read on to find out how these pathogens spread, and how to prevent tonsillitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

2019 Research Highlights — Promising Medical Findings
NIH findings with potential for enhancing human health include a way to predict which people at risk for psychosis may progress to full psychosis, insights into recurrent tonsillitis, and a patch to replace damaged retinal cells. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible
TUESDAY, Oct. 22, 2019 -- One-third of children undergoing tonsillectomies can do so without using opioids to manage pain, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, held from Oct. 19 to 23 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?
The idea of Americans scrolling through hospital websites to find the best deal on a mammogram or tonsillectomy sounds good to almost everybody. But the devil is in the details, and when federal plans emerged to force hospitals and insurers to reveal their negotiated rates for all kinds of medical services, the pitchforks came out. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them
Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Twice as many primary school children are hospitalised for rotten teeth as for tonsillitis
Figures released by the NHS have been slammed as 'unacceptable' by the Royal College of Surgeons who said tooth decay is preventable and children need to eat less sugar and brush their teeth properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Tonsillitis
-- Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, with symptoms that can resemble the flu, says the National Health Service. Though symptoms will typically go away after three to four days, there are things you can do to ease symptoms. To treat... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about tonsillectomy scabs
Tonsillectomy scabs develop after surgery and typically fall off after about 10 days. Light bleeding is a normal part of healing, but people experiencing mores significant bleeding should see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Should I pay to remove tonsil stones? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
Ask Dr Scurr: My 27-year-old granddaughter is plagued by tonsil stones. Her consultant said her tonsils could be taken out, but that she would have to pay for it privately. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing Post-Tonsillectomy Opioids May Be Feasible in Kids Reducing Post-Tonsillectomy Opioids May Be Feasible in Kids
More than half of children receive opioids after tonsillectomy, but this prescription does not seem to protect against complications such as pain or bleeding, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

No Evidence for Benefits of Opioids After Pediatric Tonsillectomy
FRIDAY, Aug. 9, 2019 -- For children undergoing tonsillectomy, having perioperative opioid fills is not associated with return visits for pain or dehydration, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kids Getting Too Many Opioids After Tonsillectomy
Title: Kids Getting Too Many Opioids After TonsillectomyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 9, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Six out of 10 children are given addictive opioid painkillers after routine tonsil surgery
Medical associations widely advise that children get Tylenol or other mild painkillers after a tonsillectomy, but 60% get a week's worth of opioids instead, a new University of Michigan study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids Getting Too Many Opioids After Tonsillectomy
THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 -- Amid a U.S. epidemic of opioid abuse, a new study finds that even children are being prescribed powerful opioid painkillers after having their tonsils removed. The trend is happening despite a lack of evidence that opioids... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat tonsillitis symptoms at home
Tonsillitis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes swelling and pain in and around the tonsils. Learn about a variety of home remedies for tonsillitis in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Guaiacum toxicity: an unusal poisoning - Bhushan D, Agarwal M.
Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. © Journal of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Woman, 32, needed 10 surgeries to treat an infected 'flesh-eating' abscess mistaken for tonsillitis
Stacey Raymond, 32, of London, went to A&E when her suspected tonsillitis persisted. An abscess in the neck ate away at the tissue in her neck, needing ten surgeries and a skin graft. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman sent home with paracetamol by her GP turns out to have rare blood disease
Annie Lovegrove, from Ipswich, was told she had tonsillitis and sent home with painkillers but the next day she was taken to A&E and doctors realised she had aplastic anaemia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer
About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care provider about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Effect of tonsillectomy and unilateral hypothalamotomy in patients with refractory aggressiveness - Garc ía-Muñoz L, Picazo-Picazo O, Carrillo-Ruiz JD, Favila-Bojórquez J, Corona-García F, Meza-Bautista MÁ, Jiménez-Ponce F.
BACKGROUND: Neurosurgical treatment, although controversial, is considered a useful resource in the treatment of chronic psychiatric diseases such as refractory aggressiveness. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical results and side effects of postero... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hairdresser claims GP dismissed her stroke as tonsillitis
Christine Morgan, from Kent, felt a 'whooshing sensation' as she coloured a client's hair, and felt instant severe headache and neck pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TCM niu bang zi Traditional Chinese Medicine herb proven to be a powerful anti-cancer agent
(Natural News) The greater burdock (Arctium lappa) is a popular medicinal plant used in traditional Chinese medicine. Its fruit, known as niu bang zi, is especially well-known: It is used to treat multiple ailments, such as boils, acute tonsillitis, abscesses, and constipation. According to researchers at Wonkwang University in South Korea, the fruit can potentially be used as an anticancer agent. In their study published in The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Albuterol Before Tonsillectomy Protects Against Respiratory Problems Albuterol Before Tonsillectomy Protects Against Respiratory Problems
Preoperative inhaled albuterol can help protect against perioperative respiratory adverse events in young children undergoing anesthesia for tonsillectomy, according to data from the Australian REACT trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Toddler ‘possessed’ after tonsillitis triggered rare condition causing OCD and a nervouc tic
Lucie and Neil Gilson, both 33, from Devon, saw their son Jack's behaviour turn overnight. Eventually, the three-year-old got a diagnosis of PANDAS, rarely recognised by doctors (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

April 2019
Cancer Care Widens Its Reach : Reducing Cancer Health Disparities The Inflamed Brain : Recognizing Encephalitis and Meningitis How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? Why Tonsillitis Keeps Coming Back Mental Health Information (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of tonsil stones
Tonsil stones occur when bacteria, food, and other debris collect in the folds of the tonsils. In this article, learn how to remove tonsil stones at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical wins another indication for da Vinci SP
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) said today that it won another indication for the FDA for its da Vinci SP robot-assisted surgery device. Initially cleared in April 2014 for urological procedures, in June 2018 the federal safety watchdog added a clearance for procedures requiring very narrow access from a single small incision. Today the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said the FDA added single-port radical tonsillectomy and tongue base resection procedures to the mix. “Today’s FDA clearance means surgeons can utilize da Vinci SP robotic-assisted surgery to conduct radical tonsillectomy and tongue ...
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

AAFP Endorses AAO-HNS Tonsillectomy in Children Guideline
The AAFP has endorsed an updated guideline on tonsillectomy in children that was developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline was published Feb. 5 inOtolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 27, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news