A study conducted by experts or researchers at Rochester Medical Center, New York University found that tonsillitis in children often recur despite getting antibiotic therapy. The study was conducted on 1,080 children, ages 2 to 18 years who suffered from strep throat caused by bactery Streptococus.
All children were treated at a private doctor in Rochester, New York. each child receives 9 different types of antibiotics to treat infection. Within 20 days of completing treatment with antibiotics, symptoms occurred again in 17% of children. The findings were reported at the 46 th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chermotherapy, of the American Society for Microbiology, in San Francisco.
There are several ways to prevent the tonsils from appearing or recurring. Tonsillitis is the most common attack or occurs in children aged 3 to 7 years. Most tonsillitis is caused by a virus, but there are also several types of bacteria that can cause inflammation of amadel. For this reason, prevention methods include:
- To prevent tonsillitis, always keep your hands clean. Hand washing is an important way to prevent viruses and bacteria that cause tonsillectomy.
- When washing hands, rub with soap and warm water for 20 seconds.
- If there is no water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer gel.
- Avoid prolonged contact with anyone who suffers from sore throat and does not take antibiotics for at least 24 hours.
That’s an easy way to prevent your child from having the same problem, namely recurrence of tonsillitis. Hopefully it will be useful for you, and hope your child is always in a healthy condition.