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A 18-year-old female asked:

I keep getting tonsillitis a lot but do not always go to the doctors but i want my tonsils out, will i still get tonsillitis?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Tonsillectomy: You need to consult with an ENT specialist. They will be able to determine whether the frequency of your infections (usually >3/yr) warrants tonsillectomy and give you the risk/benefit assessment.
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