Houma, LA
A 19-year-old male asked:

What are my anesthesia options for tonsillectomy? do i have options?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Tonsillectomy: no, it's not a sandwich, it's surgery and your surgeon will decide and it most likely be general endotracheal anesthesia or LMA.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 23, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.