Tonsillitis in Children

Tonsillitis is the infection of tonsils. Tonsils are pads of lymph tissue in the upper part of throat. Tonsillitis is caused by bacteria and viruses. It produces throat pain, difficulty in swallowing, fever, weakness and cough. The treatment consists of appropriate antibiotics (in the case of bacterial tonsillitis), pain killers and supportive measures. Because tonsillitis … Continue reading Tonsillitis in Children

Sore Throat

Sore throat is painful, itchy and burning sensation that occurs in the back of your throat. It is more common in winter and monsoon months. There is usually nothing to worry about a sore throat. It heals within a week normally. The medical term for sore throat is pharyngitis. Most of the cases of sore … Continue reading Sore Throat

Earache in Kids

Children frequently complain of  earache. In ENT practice, earache is the most common presenting complaint in kids. It can be mild in some while in others it can be severe and excruciating. How to know if your kid has earache? Your kid may have ear pain if he Points to his ear repeatedly Pulls his … Continue reading Earache in Kids