The cause ofacute tonsillitisis bacteria(thisfundamental distinctionof this diseasefrom a viral infection,
in which the main symptomis a "red
Among thebacteria causingtonsillitisis most commonhemolytic streptococcus(70 -80%), at least -
In order to developa sore throat,
usually need two factors:
the massivearrivalof the microbefrom outsideyour local areaandhypothermia.
The massivearrivalof germsfrom the outside inmost casesassociatedwith direct contactwithpatients in the acuteorsubclinicalform ofa man whoidentifiesa
large number of
streptococci(itmay beillflu, feverand any otherforms ofstreptococcalinfection).However, unlike
a virus infection,
streplong distancesdoes not apply, so
shops, etc. virtually
impossible.Forinfectionrequires close contact.
Most often- isintracontacts,for example,kissing,family membersto usethe commontoyshousehold items(with the
proviso that theseobjectsgetssaliva).
In some people,strep"lives"on the tonsilsandin a state ofhealth,
without causing anyclinical manifestations.Occurswhenthis"equilibrium"forcesmicrobes andimmunity.This conditionis calleda diseaseinsubclinical form(used to be
When there isstrong localhypothermia-
drinkingverycold drinksor food,
a decrease in
result ofits ownstreptococcusmultiplies, and we
have the clinical pictureof acute tonsillitisin all its glory.
usually witha sharp risein body temperatureandexpressedviolationsbeing.In contrast toviral infection(when thetemperature is loweredthe childbecomes easier),
bacterial infectionsin the first fewdays ofthe violationbeingretained even afterlowering the temperature.
Obligatory conditionof acute tonsillitisis the appearance ofpuson the tonsilsplaque.It canbea point,
in the form ofpustules,
andsolid, fullycovering thetonsils.