Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, typically of rapid onset.
Cost: Entirely Free
First released: 4 December 2017
Last updated: 4 December 2017
Latest version: 1.0.0
Condition(s) this app helps
Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, typically of rapid onset. It is a type of pharyngitis. Symptoms may include sore throat, fever, enlargement of the tonsils, trouble swallowing, and large lymph nodes around the neck. Complications include peritonsillar abscess. Tonsillitis is most commonly caused by a viral infection, with about 5% to 40% of cases caused by a bacterial infection.] When caused by the bacterium group A streptococcus, it is referred to as strep throat. Rarely bacteria such as Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, or Haemophilus influenzae may be the cause. Typically the infection is spread between people through the air. A scoring system, such as the Centor score, may help separate possible causes. Confirmation may be by a throat swab or rapid strep test.
Reviewed on: 10 December 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)
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Because this App doesn't collect Data there is minimal risk to your privacy and confidentiality from the use of this App.
It wasn't clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.
It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.
It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.
The App does provide customisable features.
End User Capacity
The App does provide support for users with poor sight.
The App doesn't provide support for users with hearing difficulties.
The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.
The App is entirely free to use.
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