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Tonsillitis in children

How does tonsillitis occur, and when does the doctor resort to surgical removal of the tonsils?

In the article, we will learn more about the causes, symptoms, and how tonsillitis can be treated.


How does tonsillitis occur?

It occurs as a result of a common viral infection, but a bacterial infection can also cause tonsillitis


When does the doctor resort to surgical intervention?

When tonsillitis occurs repeatedly and the condition does not respond to medications and medical treatments


Tonsillitis affects children and adolescents with the following symptoms:

  • Redness of the tonsils

  • sore throat

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • fever

  • headache

  • Stiffness in the neck

  • Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck

  • Fatigue and weakness

  • Hoarseness

How is tonsillitis treated:

The specialist doctor should consult with the specialist doctor and evaluate the health condition in order to be able to prescribe the appropriate treatment. Usually, tonsillitis is treated through:

  • Drink warm drinks

  • Avoid citrus fruits as they may irritate the throat

  • Follow the medical prescriptions prescribed by the specialist doctor


In the Intermed Clinic, we have more than 12 subspecialties specialized in diagnosing all your child's health problems:


  1. General Pediatrics

  2. Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic

  3. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, and Nutrition Clinic

  4. Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes clinic

  5. Chest diseases and sleep disorders children

  6. Pediatric Cardiology Clinic

  7. Children's Immunology and Allergy Clinic

  8. Children's Neurology Clinic

  9. Children's Developmental Disorders Clinic

  10. Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic

  11. Pediatric Surgery

  12. Pediatric Urology Clinic

  13. Vaccinations for children and infants

At Intermed Clinic, we strive to achieve better health care for every patient. Intermed Clinic is comprehensive and integrated care in one place for you and your family.


Get to know the team of Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic consultants:


Prof. Talal Alkhatib - Canadian Board and Fellowship -Australian Fellowship of Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Hani Almarzouki - Canadian Board - American Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery


Dr.Lega Natto - Otolaryngology head and neck surgery consultant ,Laryngology and voice disorder





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920006427





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