Kansas, tonsil size greatly varied for seed marbles (1.25 cm) to the size of ping-pong ball(4 cm). But a man in Kansas U.S. has exceeded the size of the tonsils giant ping pong ball with two tonsils that sticks in the back left and right throat.
Justin Werner, 21-year-old Kansas man has been undergoing tonsillectomy andadenoidectomy earlier this year after suffering from a chronic sore throat and problemswith snoring for several years. And who thought that, after surgery Excellent SurgeryCenter in Topeka, Kansas, Werner actually broke the record of the world’s largest tonsils.
One of the tonsils Werner has a surprising size, ie length of 2.1 inches (5.3 cm), width of1.1 inches (2.8 cm) and 0.7 inches (1.7 cm). Whereas the other tonsil size 1.9 inches long(4.8 cm), width 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick and 0.7 inches (1.7 cm).
“I find it more funny than anything,” Werner said, as quoted by LiveScience.
Having operated on tonsils, Werner now feel they can breathe and sleep easier. ”The dayafter I get out (of hospital), I do not snore at all and I am no longer sore throat since then,” said Werner.
Tonsils or tonsils are like meatballs round object whose position is behind the left and right throat. Tonsil size also varied, ranging from the size of a marble to the size of the ball pimpong.
The tonsils in healthy people will be colored according to the color of the surroundingtissue and the flat pan.
Tonsils are located at the back of the throat, is believed to form the first line of defenseagainst inhaled pathogens, although the immunological role of the tonsils is not fullyunderstood.
Many people feel just fine without tonsils. Doctor Werner said it is impossible to knowwhat is causing the tonsils to grow very large.
Symptoms of tonsillitis include the patient felt a sense of tegorokan feels dry or lump in the throat (neck), pain on swallowing (either swallowed or food and beverage) to become lazy meal, the pain may spread to the neck and ears.
Other symptoms include fever, headache, sometimes chills, weakness, muscle pain with a cough, runny nose, hoarseness, halitosis, nausea, sometimes abdominal pain,enlarged lymph nodes (lymph nodes) around the neck.
Sometimes people with tonsillitis (chronic) snore during sleep (especially ifaccompanied by an enlarged adenoid glands (glands in the wall of the back between the throat and nasal cavities).
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