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Tonsillectomy Risks Versus Benefits: Is It Worth It?
May 16, 2014 ... Tonsillectomies are among the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the United States, but their popularity seems to wax and wane ...
http://ent.about.com/od/livingwithentdisorders/a/Tonsillectomy-Risks-Versus-Benefits-Is-It-Worth-It.htm
Bleeding - Serious Post-Tonsillectomy Symptoms
May 27, 2014 ... Tonsillectomies are some of the most common surgeries in the world and while rare, bleeding after a tonsillectomy should be taken seriously.
http://ent.about.com/od/livingwithentdisorders/f/Is-Bleeding-After-A-Tonsillectomy-An-Emergency.htm
What to Expect When Having Your Tonsils Removed
Tonsillectomies are performed under general anesthesia. You will be completely asleep and will not be able to feel pain during the procedure. You will not be ...
http://ent.about.com/od/entdisorderssu/a/tonsillectomy.htm
What Is Tonsillectomy Surgery? - About.com
Jun 2, 2014 ... A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils, glands in the throat that are meant to help fight infection. In some cases, the tonsils are ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/Tonsillectomy.htm
All About the Tonsils and Tonsil Surgery - About.com
May 23, 2014 ... Learn about tonsils, tonsillitis and when surgery is necessary. Find out what happens before, during and after tonsillectomy surgery.
http://surgery.about.com/od/proceduresaz/a/TonsilSurgery.htm
Tonsillectomy for Tonsillitis and Sleep Apnea - Pediatrics - About.com
Apr 22, 2014 ... Review the indications or reasons for when kids should get a tonsillectomy, like when they have sleep apnea or are just getting tonsillitis or ...
http://pediatrics.about.com/od/pediatricsurgery/a/06_tonsillectmy.htm
Five Year Old Dies After Tonsillectomy - ENT - Ear Nose and Throat ...
Jun 1, 2009 ... A few weeks ago five year old Hunter Mosher from Michigan passed away after having a laser tonsillectomy. Mosher was having his tonsils ...
http://ent.about.com/b/2009/06/01/five-year-old-dies-after-tonsillectomy.htm
How Long Does it Take to Recover From a Tonsillectomy?
May 16, 2014 ... If you're planning on a tonsillectomy, you probably want to know how long you should schedule off from work or school.
http://ent.about.com/od/livingwithentdisorders/f/How-Long-Does-It-Take-To-Recover-From-A-Tonsillectomy.htm
TonsillectomyTonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
When is a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy necessary? When should a tonsillectomy be done? When is an adenoidectomy a good idea? How do you qualify ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/beforesurgery/qt/TonsillectomyN.htm
Recovering After Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy Surgery - About.com
Jun 2, 2014 ... After a tonsillectomy (surgery to remove the tonsils), it is normal to have a sore throat and difficulty swallowing. In fact, despite the famous ...
http://surgery.about.com/od/aftersurgery/qt/TonsillectomyRe.htm
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