A 30-year-old member asked:
is removing tonsils at age 19 dangerous?
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Dr. Bernstein Joel answered
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely not: In the hands of a competent, board certified ENT surgeon, the risk is not any greater than it is in children. Severe pain and a 1% chance of post-operative bleeding must be accepted.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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