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Tonsillitis – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Tonsillitis is a viral bacterial infection that causes high inflammation of the tonsils. Its symptoms largely could increase the risk of sore throat and fever.

Tonsillitis Symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sore throat
  • Bad breath
  • Pain with swallowing
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Tender lymph nodes or glands in the neck
  • Dehydration
  • Red tonsils
  • Tonsils that are coated with a yellow, gray, or white pus
  • Swollen tonsils
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Breathing through the mouth
  • Snoring
  • Voice changes

Tonsillitis Causes:

  • It is a result of viral or bacterial infection

Natural Home Remedy Using Ice:

  1. Take some ice cubes
  2. Wrap them in a cloth
  3. Place this cloth on the tonsils for 10-15 min
  4. Do this 5-6 times in a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Milk, Turmeric Powder and Black Pepper:

  1. Take 1 glass hot milk
  2. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder
  3. Add ½ tsp black pepper
  4. Mix well
  5. Drink slowly at bedtime

Natural Home Remedy Using Lemon, Salt and Honey:

  1. Take 1 glass lukewarm water
  2. Squeeze ½ a lemon in it
  3. Add a pinch of salt
  4. Add 2 tbsp honey
  5. Mix well
  6. Sip this mixture
  7. Drink 2 times everyday


  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Eat soft foods (for example, soups, milkshakes, smoothies).
  • Drink extra fluids.
  • Use an over-the-counter pain medication (for example, acetaminophen, ibuprofen)
  • Gargle with warm salt water.
  • Use throat lozenges to ease pain.
  • Use a humidifier to increase the humidity in your environment.

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