is surgery to remove the tonsils. Sometimes the doctor will also take out the
adenoids. These are above the tonsils and behind the nose. Your doctor will do
the surgery through your mouth. You will be asleep.
go home that same day.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go
to all appointments, and call your doctor if you are having problems. It's also
a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you
Surgery can be
stressful. This information will help you understand what you can expect. And it will help you safely prepare for surgery.
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Current as of:
July 29, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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