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Tonsils and respiratory tract blockage

- 12:11 AM

Everyone has tonsils. Palatine tonsils (tonsillectomy) amounted pair, an oval-shaped mass that is located beside the throat. This tonsils normal formations exist at all.

Normally, tonsils limited to the area but the growth of the tonsils can be expanded as a result of prolonged or recurrent infections or enlarged tonsils. Tonsil microscopy structure is closely related to its function as an immune organ. Kripte epithelium works as an immune system to antigens entering through the respiratory air and is in the eating.

Symptoms caused by enlarged tonsils may be due to blockage of nasal voice behind the nose and breathing disorders (when you wake and sleep) and impaired swallowing. Location tonsil anatomy is closely related to diseases of the eustachian tube / middle ear and sinuses.

Straight EC et al, 2015 examined exposure to smoking in children increases the numbers tonsillectomy in children with recurrent inflammatory indications in the throat. Another study examined the association between eating habits with the risk of tonsillitis, and in this study get meaningful results, the type of food affects recurring infections of the tonsils.

When did Inoperable Can Tonsils?
When you hear the word surgery patients sometimes feel scared and immediately move doctor or seek alternative treatment. But of course the doctor has special considerations when a person has to undergo surgery.

A. Blockages
1.Hiperplasia tonsils with obstruction.
2.Gangguan breathing during sleep.
   a.Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
   b.Upper airway resistance syndrome
   c.Obstructive hypoventilation syndrome
4.Cor pulmonale
5.Abnormalitas swallow
6.Abnormalitas talk
7.Abnormalitas orofacial / dental
8.Gangguan lymphoproliferative

B. Infection
1.Tonsilitis recurrent / chronic
2.Tonsilitis with:
   a.Abses cervical nodes
   b.Obstruksi acute airway
   c.heart valve
3.Tonsilitis persistent with:
   a. Sore throat persistent
   b. Painful cervical nodes
   c. Halitosis
4. Tonsilolithiasis
5. Status streptococcal careers that are not responsive to medical therapy in children or families at risk
6. peritonsial abscess that is unresponsive to medical therapy or in patients with recurrent tonsillitis or recurrent abscesses
C. Neoplasms
        Suspect neoplasms, both benign and malignant
Whether tonsillectomy is a dangerous operation? Of course, all surgery can not be called "harmless", all actions contain risks, but you will get clear information from your doctor about the advantages and disadvantages when surgery or other roads.

Is there any way other than surgery? This of course needs to be discussed with your doctor, because different cases found in every individual. But the anxiety facing surgery or other medical treatment sometimes make patients prefer alternative treatments promoted by "eliminating the disease without surgery, without pain, etc.", that you need to consider are: make sure you get clear information and good handling of the expert in the field.

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