Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which each tonsil is removed from a
recess in the side of the pharynx called the tonsillar fossa. The procedure is ...
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Sometimes tonsils need to be removed, but how is it done? Find out in this article
Oct 7, 2008 ... I just had my tonsillectomy last 19aug16 and after the operation the uvula is
swelling and I'm having difficulties swallowing and talking, it feels ...
The procedure to remove the tonsils is called a tonsillectomy; excision of the
adenoids is an adenoidectomy. Both procedures are often performed at the same
Tonsillectomy (ton-sih-LEK-tuh-me) is the surgical removal of the tonsils, two oval
-shaped pads of tissue at the back of the throat — one tonsil on each side.
A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. The adenoids may or may
not be removed at the same time. Adenoidectomy is not discussed in this topic.
Tonsils and adenoids may be removed if they become enlarged. Read about
surgery to remove tonsils and adenoids and how to help your child recover.
Adenoid and tonsil removal is a procedure that involves taking away small lumps
of tissue at the back of your nose and throat. Some people (especially children) ...
Apr 10, 2014 ... Adults have a high rate of complications after getting their tonsils removed, so
plan for adequate recuperation after the surgery, researchers say ...