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Dealing with tonsil stones that do not seem to end im planning to have a tonsillectomy with coblation in a few months im 27 years old. risks?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Tonsillectomy: Minimal risk. The coblation technique make the procedure safer and less painful. 2006 article from Royal College of Surgeons, Australia showed a significant improvement in post op pain on days 1 to 4. However, after day 4 the pain scale was the same from either traditional or coblation technique.

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Last updated May 22, 2019

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