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  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Teens


    A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Parents


    Older kids and teens with tonsilitis sometimes develop this painful abscess, a pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth.

  • Mouth & Teeth Problems for Teens


    This section has information on some of the things that can go wrong with your mouth and teeth.

  • Tonsillitis for Parents


    Tonsillitis is an infection that makes tonsils swollen and red. It can cause a sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and trouble swallowing.

  • Bacteria & Viruses for Teens


    Common bacterial & viral infections.

  • Ears, Nose, Throat/Speech & Hearing - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Get info on health problems that can affect the ears, nose, or throat.

  • Infections for Teens


    Who needs a flu shot? How long is mono contagious? This section has tons of articles about infections that teens can get, with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and more.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Teens


    From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.