What Are the Risk Factors of Tonsillitis?

Q:
What are the risk factors of tonsillitis?

A:
Factors increasing the risk of tonsillitis includes:

  • Age – Being children.
  • Frequently exposed to germs – Being exposed to viruses or bacteria causing tonsillitis.

Prevention
Here are some tips for children to prevent tonsillitis:

  • Avoid sharing food, drinking glasses, water bottles or utensils
  • Replace his or her toothbrush after being diagnosed with tonsillitis
  • Wash his or her hands thoroughly and frequently

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