Swollen tonsils in adults
Wash your hands often, especially after coming into contact with someone who has a sore throat, or is coughing or sneezing. Tonsillitis treatment. The germs that cause viral and bacterial tonsillitis are contagious. Viruses and bacteria can spread through droplets from kissing, coughing, and sneezing. Dis Chest. They are composed swollen tonsils in adults tissue similar to the lymph nodes or glands and are part of the immune system. Younger children only need small dosages.