2 doctors weighed in:

How bad do you have to have tonsillitis for them to be removed?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Deutsch
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is commonly performed for recurrent infection (4-5 episodes annually) or severe infection causing a complication or hospitalization.

In brief: Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is commonly performed for recurrent infection (4-5 episodes annually) or severe infection causing a complication or hospitalization.
Dr. Mark Deutsch
Dr. Mark Deutsch
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified,
20 years in practice
163K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors