Sep 27, · Tonsillitis is more common in children, but adults can also develop the condition. If you develop tonsillitis, a viral infection is the most likely culprit, but it could also be caused by a Author: Julie Marks. Jun 01, · Viruses are the most common cause of tonsillitis in adults and children, being responsible for up to 70% of cases, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck virginxx.xyz Author: Danielle Dresden.
Oct 10, · What Causes Adult Tonsillitis? Tonsillitis is caused by either a viral or bacterial infection. The condition can be caught by breathing into infected viral or bacterial droplets, which can be expelled from an infected person via a sneeze or a caught. It is also possible for other methods of contact to spread the infection. Jan 18, · Chronic tonsillitis is more characteristic of the childhood age, although it is often observed in adults, differing in the predominance of local symptoms over the general signs of the disease. Chronic tonsillary symptom in adulthood is most often the result of self-treatment of acute illness, tonsillitis, adenovirus infection/5(32).
Oct 01, · Children tend to get tonsillitis more than adults. Kids who are between the ages of 5 and 15 are more likely to get tonsillitis caused by bacterial infections. Tonsillitis from viral infections are Author: Mary Anne Dunkin. Chronic throat infection, which is the most common reason adults have their tonsils out. Adults who have the surgery typically have had several sore throats over the past 1 to 3 years or have had a.