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My tonsils: two little clumps of lymphoid tissue that caused me a lot of grief. by Danielle L Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 6:48pm But they are gone now! Did I ever mention that I had a tonsillectomy when I was 16 years old? I don’t really have anything to write about today so i thought I would tell you the story of the year i had my tonsils out. OK, well first let me tell you that the year i was 16 (grade 11) was the year my asthma started to get a lot worse. The ini ... Read on »
Succumbing to Western Medicine: Peritonsillar Abscess by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 12:00am I am an avid, natural healer; however, there are times in my life when I have been humbled, in dire need of, and thankful for western medicine. This past week has been one of those times, as a week long annoying sore throat turned into an abscess on my tonsil causing excruciating pain, inability to swallow, and began to constrict my airway. ... Read on »
Closure by Diane M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 1:34pm Because I was thrown so far off course with K2's tonsil the last couple days, I'm abandoning my blog plan for the day and just letting this one flow. So last you heard, we were getting cleaned up and heading for the doctor yesterday afternoon. No... I posted a comment to say I'd seen the tonsil. Girlfriend could open her mouth far enough. OM ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Flu Shots and a Tonsillar Abscess by Kate .. Registered Nurse Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 10:23am I have been giving flu shots out the wazoo lately and have had some rather interesting responses in various situations. First, there was the man who didn’t want to take his shirt sleeve off because it wouldn’t roll up and asked me if I could just give the shot through the sleeve.  Next, there have been numerous people who have said “Now, I ... Read on »
Flu Shots and a Tonsillar Abscess by Kate .. Registered Nurse Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 8:03am I have been giving flu shots out the wazoo lately and have had some rather interesting responses in various situations. First, there was the man who didn’t want to take his shirt sleeve off because it wouldn’t roll up and asked me if I could just give the shot through the sleeve.  Next, there have been numerous people who have said “Now, I ... Read on »
cwd tse prion testing PMCA , IHC, tonsil, rectal, biopsy ??? by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 May 2014 11:12pm cwd tse prion PMCA , IHC, tonsil, rectal, biopsy ??     Project Number: 5P01AI077774-05 Contact PI / Project Leader: SOTO, CLAUDIO Title: PATHOGENESIS, TRANSMISSION AND DETECTION OF ZOONOTIC PRION DISEASES (P01) Awardee Organization: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HLTH SCI CTR HOUSTON   Description Abstract Text:   DESCRIPTION (pro ... Read on »
Mother's Day and My Not So Great Week! by Donna Posted Sat 17 May 2014 10:33pm Mother's Day started out as an awesome day - I got to sleep in late, Aaron and Zach brought me breakfast in bed, I got beautiful cards and presents, we took a walk as a family around the neighborhood, I went out by myself for an hour and did some shopping, got myself some Starbucks, ahh.  It was nice!   Later that afternoon we went to my sisters ... Read on »
Latest results of HPA study on vCJD-related abnormal prion proteins in extracted tonsils by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:25pm Latest results of HPA study on vCJD-related abnormal prion proteins in extracted tonsils In 2004, the Health Protection Agency launched the National Anonymous Tissue Archive (NATA) to determine prevalence of asymptomatic vCJD in the population by looking for the prion protein associated with vCJD in extracted tonsils. The tonsils are one of th ... Read on »
Tonsils by Lisa .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am The girls are scheduled to have their tonsils (adenoids) removed this Friday morning. They had the blood work done last week and that was really enough of ordeal. We had not told them where we were going because we never would have been able to get them in the car. Katie was suspicious as soon as we arrived in the hospital parking lot. She ... Read on »