A 18-year-old female asked:
got my tonsils removed july - last month, was told i've residual tonsil tissue & that still gets infected. can tonsils grow back? what is a solution?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen answered
38 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsils can growback: but rarely. Or perhaps they were not completely removed the first time. It is best for you to discuss this with your doctor who treated you. He/she can best advise you on your proper course of action now.
Answered on Apr 2, 2015
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