Because tonsils were removed so frequently in the past, many people think they serve no purpose. To the contrary, our tonsils are part of the lymphatic system, which helps us to avoid infections and aid in the fight against viruses and bacteria from entering our body. The tonsils themselves can become inflamed, infected, and swollen, […]
We all know the problems related to a sore throat. A scratchy, irritated, and burning feeling leads the chorus of symptoms, and swallowing may be nearly impossible.
Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that causes a change in the air flow to your throat. The change in air flow leads to your voice to become hoarse. Laryngitis is usually not serious and symptoms typically go away on their own within two weeks. On rare occasions, laryngitis can become chronic.