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Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis

Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis: What is it, Causes, Symptoms, Prevention | Singapore General Hospital

Acute Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis - How to prevent?

  • The viruses and bacteria that cause pharyngitis and tonsillitis are contagious. Personal hygiene is important to prevent infections and frequent hand washing is the best way. Wash your hands often, and encourage your children to do the same.
  • Other precautionary measures include not sharing drinking glasses or eating utensils, covering the mouth when sneezing or coughing and avoiding close contact with anyone who is sick.
  • Parents should keep their children at home if they are sick to prevent spreading the germs.

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