What are the three types of tonsils?

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The three types of tonsils are:
Palantine tonsils - These are the most commonly removed tonsils, located at the back of your throat.
Lingual tonsils - These tonsils are located underneath your tongue.
Pharyngeal tonsils or Adenoids - These tonsils are located behind your nasopharyngeal area, higher in your throat near your nose.
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What are tonsils?

Tonsils are large bumps of special tissue located on either side ofyour throat at the back of your tongue. They are part of yourlymphatic system, which helps your body defend

How do you get tonsillitis?

you can get tonsilist by tonsils getting infectied and virus entering the body It's passed on through other people. Sharing cups, bowls, drinking the same water etc.

What do your tonsils do?

Like other organs of the lymphatic system, the tonsils act as part of the immune system to help protect against infection. In particular, they are believed to be involved in h

How can you get tonsillitis?

There are two tonsils, situated on either side of the back of the throat and they form part of the body's immune system.

How do you not get tonsillitis?

It's impossible. I mean being healthy and washing your hands will help prevent any disease but if you have tonsils then you are at risk for getting this because there are so m

Who can get tonsillitis?

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