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

Is it possible to have a tonsillectomy under local anesthesia?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 41 years experience
Tonsillectomy local: This is not impossible. As an anesthesiologist I have provided care with this under local - I doubt that you will find anyone in the USA willing to do this due to the high litigation environment and the over regulation by the government and then local regulation and then hospital policies.
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