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Is tonsil remove make you fat

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Depends.: Those are certainly two options, but you'll need to consult a good plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist who has lots of experience with those pro ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Unsure: An implant is a metallic fixture that is placed in the mouth to substitute for a tooth root that has been completely removed, not a "pivot" that is p ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
IDK: There is no way for us to know exactly what is going on with what you describe. My best guess is that perhaps some bond grafting material has leaked o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsils: Try gargling with salt water or mouthwash.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tonsils: The same risk as in younger age. You need the right ENT surgeon to see to it that there is no complicating factor to do the tonsillectomy at this age ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
A Couple of weeks: Barring any serious complications, may take up to two weeks to totally recover.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Swelling or 'exudate: The tonsils swelling up can give that puffy, 'fuzzy' feeling. Alternatively, if there is a current smoldering infection, the bacteria can produce a pu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You shouldn't unless: You meet surgical criteria. There was a time when tonsillectomies were done routinely without a specific indication. If you are having problems - see ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : Hi, tonsils are important for our immune system they’re only to be surgically removed if they are not working properly anymore due to cronic infection ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on the why: There are many good reasons for having one's tonsils removed. There are also plenty of bad reasons. If you visit with an ENT s/he can explain whether ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Leem
Dr. Ted Leem answered
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: If they aren't bothering you, then no.

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