EDUCATIONAL SURVEY ABOUT AWARENESS OF TONSILLITIS IN BABYLON PROVINCE

EDUCATIONAL SURVEY ABOUT AWARENESS OF TONSILLITIS IN BABYLON PROVINCE

  • Samah A. K. AL-jebory
  • Ruqaya M. Ewadh
Keywords: Educational survey, awareness, tonsillitis.

Abstract

Tonsillitis is an infection or inflammation of the tonsils. Tonsillitis classified as acute, chronic (recurrent) and complication. Most often it is caused by a virus, but it may also be caused by the same bacteria that cause strep throat. According to numbers that data shows, the virus is more common, about 77.49% than bacterial which about 71.45% then fungal about 9.6%. The principal symptom of tonsillitis is a sore throat fever, swollen lymph nodes, nasal congestion, difficulty in swallowing and headache may also occur, according to if  symptoms of tonsillitis are known or not, data show that they know about (119 of people) (79.3) this result is greater than unknown which was about 31 (20.7).

Author Biographies

Samah A. K. AL-jebory

1Professor PhD., College of Pharmacy, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq. [email protected]

Ruqaya M. Ewadh

2Lecturer PhD., College of Pharmacy, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq. [email protected] 

Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
AL-jebory, S., & Ewadh, R. (2021). EDUCATIONAL SURVEY ABOUT AWARENESS OF TONSILLITIS IN BABYLON PROVINCE. Iraqi Journal of Market Research and Consumer Protection, 13(1), 108-117. Retrieved from https://jmracpc.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/IJMRCP/article/view/234