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Viral Tonsillitis by McNulty Family Posted Sun 27 Jul 2008 12:00am If a picture could speak a thousand words.... We've been on lock down the last couple of days with this nasty virus.. The poor kiddies have been running fevers, suffering from headaches, tummy aches, and very sore throats. Like all fun viruse ... Read on »
Fragrance study and tonsil removal by Diane M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 1:28pm I know, I know... completely unrelated. But I'm too tired from playing with K2 all night to string things together nicely. There are pictures of the tonsil/adenoid surgery on the left side under "pages". I created a separate page for those that don't want to see it. The first few pictures are surgical prep and very clean. There is one pictur ... 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 »
Large-scale immunohistochemical examination for lymphoreticular prion protein in tonsil specimens collected in Britain by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 8:17am 05 Oct 2010 14:46 HPA - Study results are consistent with earlier estimates of vCJD prion prevalence in Britain The Health Protection Agency (HPA) and the UCL Institute of Neurology have conducted a sensitive examination of tonsil specimens to detect the presence of the variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) related prion protein, and fou ... Read on »
Journey of the Week: Hodgkin Disease & Tonsil Cancer Survivor, Drummerboy by Posted Fri 02 Mar 2012 1:47pm Most people on WhatNext know they can count on fellow comrade Drummerboy for a good dose of optimism. A survivor of both Hodgkin Disease and tonsil cancer, Drummerboy is also a major advocate for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life program. He also has developed thoughtful journeys for both of his medical conditions. For all these th ... Read on »
Tonsils are coming out by Melody .. Posted Sun 29 Jan 2012 11:24pm Sophie is getting her tonsils out on Tuesday morning at 8:15am and I thought I was totally fine with it. Instead, I feel myself getting a bit anxious about the whole thing. And as a result I’ve found myself making some pretty big promises tonight. Already Sophie has milked me for the following: Sleeping with me in our bed, eating popsicles ... Read on »
Tonsillitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Acute inflammation of the tonsils is known as Tonsillitis. It is also known as acute sore throat. Enlargement of the tonsils accompanied by repeated attacks of infection are known as chronic tonsillitis. The tonsils are two small lymphoid organs that lie one on each side of the throat. They can be seen just behind the back of the tongu ... Read on »
Tonsillectomies, Tonsils And Strep Throat by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:26pm 1 Comment It is strep throat season and long gone are the days when doctors scheduled Tonsillectomies on a regular basis. Being a mother of three children, I have seen my fill of Strep Throat. My oldest and my youngest were the main ones to get strep. My oldest (daughter) had it constantly when she was little as young as two years. The first time ... Read on »
Tonsil Removal May Cure ADHD in Kids by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:22am Huh. Who'da thunk it? Tonsil removal may cure ADHD behavior in kids 10:59 PM CDT on Saturday, August 11, 2007 Contra Costa County Times TUCSON, Ariz. — Little T.J. was a monster. There's no other way to say it. Extremely hyperactive, the toddler ran around in circles, destroying everything in his path. He got kicked out of da ... Read on »