A member asked:

Could getting your tonsillitis taken out hurt?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes: Tonsillectomy is the procedure for removal of tonsils. In general, this is done under general anesthesia and will not hurt during surgery. The recovery from removal of tonsils can be painful, however. Luckily, there are medications and diet plans that can help with your pain.

Answered 3/23/2014

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