A 18-year-old female asked:
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can you give tonsillitis to someone who got their tonsils out?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Sort of: You can give pharyngitis, which is an inflammation of the throat, caused by the same organisms; they have no tonsils, and therefore cannot get a tonsillitis per se.
Answered on May 12, 2015
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