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  1. Tonsillitis Discusses tonsillitis. Covers symptoms like sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. Includes causes like the bacteria that cause strep throat. Discusses home treatment, nonprescription pain medicines, surgery to remove tonsils (tonsillectomy).
  2. Tonsillitis: Should My Child Have a Tonsillectomy? Guides through decision to have your child have a tonsillectomy for tonsillitis. Includes common reasons to have a tonsillectomy. Describes how this surgery is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  3. Tonsillectomy Explains surgery to take out tonsils because of strep throat infections or tonsillitis. Gives info on what to expect after surgery, such as sore throat. Explains how child may feel and act after surgery. Also includes info on risks.
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  5. Strep Throat Discusses strep throat, an infection in the throat and tonsils caused by bacteria. Covers symptoms like sore throat and fever. Includes info on rapid strep test and throat culture. Covers treatment with medicines and surgery (tonsillectomy).
  6. Mononucleosis (Mono) Discusses mononucleosis (also called mono or the kissing disease) caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Covers symptoms including high fever, severe sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes (swollen glands), tonsils, and spleen. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  7. Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  8. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for sleep apnea. Discusses problems like depression and high blood pressure associated with lack of treatment. Covers alternatives to surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  9. Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  10. Cancer Treatment: Help for Mouth and Throat Problems Learn what you can do to help with throat pain and eating challenges caused by cancer treatment.
  11. Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  12. Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  13. Tracheostomy Surgery Learn what a tracheostomy is and how it is done.
  14. Tracheostomy: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself at home after a tracheostomy.
  15. Rapid Strep Test for Strep Throat Explains rapid strep test to test for bacteria that cause strep throat (streptococcal pharyngitis). Explains when test is done and what results mean.
  16. Strep Throat Complications
  17. Strep Throat: Home Treatment
  18. Sleep Apnea: How Is It Treated? Learn about treatment choices for sleep apnea.

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