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what is the best way to remove tonsils? what risks coming after that?

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Dr. Arlen Meyers
48 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No right way: There are multiple ways to remove tonsils, including lasers, knives, electrocautery, coblation devices and others. They all seem to have the same associated postop pain, post-op bleeding rates and sequellae.
Answered on May 27, 2016
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