How to Pronounce quinsy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quinsy" is [kwˈɪnzi], [kwˈɪnzi], [k_w_ˈɪ_n_z_i].

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"Quinsy" in context

Quinsy is an infection of the throat that can be caused by bacteria or a virus. It most commonly occurs as an extension of tonsillitis, and is characterised by a red, swollen uvula and distended tonsils. Quinsy can be very painful and uncomfortable, making it difficult to swallow and breathe. In severe cases, the infection can spread to the surrounding tissue, resulting in a buildup of pus and nasal congestion. If not treated promptly, quinsy can cause serious complications and potentially lead to other health problems.

The most common treatment for quinsy is antibiotics, which can help to clear the infection.

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