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14 Possible Causes for Diphtheria, Tonsillitis, Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Pus on the tonsils was less common and strawberry tongue more common in patients with eruptions than in those without.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] J03.0 Streptococcal tonsillitis J03.00 Acute streptococcal tonsillitis, unspecified J03.01 Acute recurrent streptococcal tonsillitis J03.8 Acute tonsillitis due to other[icd10data.com] Multicentre evaluation of azithromycin and penicillin V in the treatment of acute strepto coccal pharyngitis and tonsillitis in children.[aafp.org]

  • Tonsillitis

    Children who develop tonsillitis have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and also develop patches on the tonsils.[symptoma.com] Scarlet fever, diphtheria and trench mouth may also produce acute tonsillitis.[britannica.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis

    Chronic tonsillitis is defined as more than five attacks of typical throat infection related symptoms per year accompanied by hypertrophy of the tonsils, most frequently caused[symptoma.com] Scarlet fever, diphtheria and trench mouth may also produce acute tonsillitis.[britannica.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    What is tonsillitis? Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils at throat and tonsillitis? Not treating is not thought to make much difference even if a bacterium is.[1point6.eu] Clinically, it presents as a sore throat with difficulty swallowing because of a large mass in the tonsillar area; it is usually unilateral and may or may not be ulcerated[dental.washington.edu] The symptoms of head congestion are very common. for Whooping Cough Croup Sore Throat Coughs Bronchitis Colds Diphtheria Cresoline Antiseptic Throat Tablets for the irritated[duoalbarus.eu]

  • Hay Fever

    Adenoids: the adenoids are tonsil-like tissue found behind the nose. Adenoids typically begin increasing in size between 2-6 years of age.[clarityallergycenter.com] NB : patients with unilateral symptoms, especially if they have pain, visual disturbance or bleeding, should be referred to an ear, nose and throat specialist.[patient.info]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    CONCLUSIONS: Several findings support the acute tonsillitis hypothesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sore throat occasionally accompanied by ipsilateral ear pain Fever Muffled "hot potato" voice Dysphagia with pooling of saliva and drooling Trismus: inability to open the[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Rarely bacteria such as Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, or Haemophilus influenzae may be the cause.[play.google.com]

  • Lingular Tonsillitis

    Lingual tonsil is a part of this lymphoid tissue located at the back and base of tongue. Inflammation of lingual tonsils is called lingual tonsillitis.[tandurust.com] Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae rarely cause acute pharyngitis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Common Cold

    A runny nose and swollen upper lip, swollen lymph nodes, tonsils, and adenoids are typical symptoms.[uofmhealth.org] Among patients who survive diphtheria, as many as 20% have permanent hearing loss or other long-term sequelae. [13] Complications from pertussis More than half of infants[emedicine.com] Fifty‐three to 56% of participants in De Sutter 2002 reported unilateral facial pain.[doi.org]

  • Larynx Polyp

    Other problems that affect the throat include Tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils Cancer Croup - inflammation, usually in small children, which causes a barking cough[icdlist.com] […] and pain in the throat which worsens on phonation• Examination reveals unilateral or bilateral ulcers with congestion of arytenoid cartilages• There may be granuloma formation[slideshare.net] This may occur in: Infections - acute epiglottitis, diphtheria, croup, laryngeal abscess.[patient.info]

  • Acute Coryza

    The nasopbaryngeal space and the tonsils quite regularly par ticipate in the catarrh. Sometimes also, the coryza results in an enlarged tonsil.[gluedideas.com] Fifty‐three to 56% of participants in De Sutter 2002 reported unilateral facial pain.[doi.org] Sometimes it contains shreds of false membrane, for example in nasal diphtheria; or white cheesy masses as in coryza cascosa.[thesaurus.com]

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