Tonsillitis

Cause of Chronic Illness?

Drake is sick of getting sick. He has a mysterious condition that causes him to get canker sores, inflamed tonsils and high fevers about every four to six weeks. Find out his diagnosis and how to treat it.

Medical Advances You Need to Know About

The Doctors tackle your biggest fears about the flu. Anti-viral or anti-bacterial medicines: What's the difference? Plus, new health gadgets: track calories burned from your wrist, listen to music through your cheekbones and more!

Body Parts You Can Live Without!

Male nipples, belly buttons and tailbones: Learn which body parts you can live without – but why you still need to take care of them. And, find out what tonsils do and when they need to come out, plus the signs of an infected appendix or gallbladder.

Body Parts You Can Live Without!

Male nipples, belly buttons and tailbones: Learn which body parts you can live without – but why you still need to take care of them. And, find out what tonsils do and when they need to come out, plus the signs of an infected appendix or gallbladder.

When Should Tonsils Be Removed?

Solina says her 5-year-old son "is always coming down with a sore throat," and she wants to know if getting his tonsils removed would help. Ear, nose and throat surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explains the criteria for deciding when a tonsillectomy is needed.

Medical Advances You Need to Know About

The Doctors tackle your biggest fears about the flu. Anti-viral or anti-bacterial medicines: What's the difference? Plus, new health gadgets: track calories burned from your wrist, listen to music through your cheekbones and more!

Tonsillectomy Breakthrough

When does a recurring sore throat require a more drastic treatment? Dr. Nina Shapiro, pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon and author of "Take a Deep Breath," joins The Doctors to discuss if and when parents should consider scheduling a tonsillectomy...