What are Tonsils?
Tonsils are soft tissues located at the back of throat. Tonsils help fight the germs and infection.
What is Tonsillitis?
Inflammation of the tonsils is called as tonsillitis. Inflammation occurs due to viruses and bacteria which get into the tonsil.
Symptoms of Tonsillitis are:
- Sore throat
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Enlarged tonsils
- Tender lymph nodes
Self-help for Tonsillitis
- Wash hands before eating something and after using the toilet
- Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration
- Use warm saltwater gargle which will soothe sore throat
- Take adequate rest