The main function of tonsils is to fight off all the bacteria and virus that enter our body through the mouth. However, your tonsils are susceptible to infection. These infections could be caused due to:
- Epstein- Barr virus could be one of the reasons for tonsillitis. It also causes mononucleosis.
- When you are vulnerable to virus and bacteria.
- Kids who play in the park and are exposed to lots of germs.