Repositioning a Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is not only painful, but is also an injury that must be corrected immediately to avoid any long-term damage. If you throw out your shoulder, then you should do the following.   Always be cautious of a patient’s history! Prior to trying to set a shoulder that has been dislocated you will…

Peritonsillar Abscess

What is a peritonsillar abscess? The peritonsillar abscess is the most common complication of tonsillitis (infection of the throat) and the bacteria most frequently involved in this type of Abscess is the Streptococcus. An abscess is a collection of puss that forms and accumulates near the site of infection. It happens because of the spread…

Fastest Cure for Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths, are caused by impaction of food particles that get mixed with mucous and acted upon by bacteria to produce a sticky substance around tonsils. Once it mixed with calcium and dead epithelial cells (dead as a result of natural wear and tear process), tonsil stones are produced. Prevention and cure for…

Asthma and Enlarged Tonsils

There is a lot of controversy and debate regarding the point whether tonsils should be removed or not in a person suffering from asthma. Different doctors have different opinions in this matter. Some advocate tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils) while others do not. It is therefore important to understand the role of tonsils in the human…