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Tonsillitis (cont.)

Tonsillitis Prevention

  • Wash hands frequently to prevent the spread of the virus or bacteria that cause tonsillitis.
  • Avoid prolonged contact with people with strep throat caused by bacteria until 24 hours after antibiotics are started.
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In the first century AD, Celsus described tonsillectomy performed with sharp tools and followed by rinses with vinegar and other medicinals.

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