Find out what tonsillectomy is

Tonsillectomy or tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove tonsils (tonsils), which is most often done due to inflammation of the tonsils (tonsillitis). Tonsillitis often occurs in children, because their immune system or immunity is not yet fully active Tonsils are two small glands in the throat. Its location is behind the left and right sides of the uvula (a small flesh that hangs on the roof of the mouth). Tonsils produce a number of white blood cells that function to prevent disease. Indications for tonsillectomy Tonsils will be removed if the patient experiences health problems such as: Peritonsillary abscess: a bacterial infection characterized by the appearance of pus around the tonsils, which occurs repeatedly (recurrence). This infection is characterized by symptoms such as pain, swelling, and a blockage in the throat. Tonsillitis which causes febrile seizures. Enlargement or swelling of the tonsils which causes respiratory distress, difficulty swallowing or sev
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