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Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis

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Prevention and Risk Assessment

  • What are pharyngitis and tonsillitis?
  • Which children are at risk for pharyngitis and tonsillitis?
  • What causes pharyngitis and tonsillitis in children?
  • How can I help prevent pharyngitis and tonsillitis in my child?

Diagnosis

  • What are the symptoms of pharyngitis and tonsillitis in children?
  • How are pharyngitis and tonsillitis diagnosed in children?

Treatment

  • How are pharyngitis and tonsillitis treated in children?
  • What are the possible complications of pharyngitis and tonsillitis in a child?
  • When should I call my child's health care provider?