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Can tonsillitis be prevented?

Avoiding contact with people who have symptoms of a cold, flu or sore throat may prevent tonsillitis. If contact cannot be completely avoided, regularly washing your hands and not sharing food, drinks or personal items with infected individuals may reduce the likelihood of developing tonsillitis.

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Author: Lauren Donley BSc (Hons)
First answered: 06 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 18 May 2018
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Category: Strep throat


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