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A 40-year-old member asked:

can i get my tonsils and adenoids removed if i have a bad cold?

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Dr. Greg Sexton
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
No: Most anesthesiologists will not put you to sleep if you have a really bad cold. It is safer to wait 7-10 days for the cold to resolve.

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