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I want to get a tonsillectomy for my chronic tonsillitis but am afraid because i get bad keloids on my skin after any cut.Will this affect my surgery?

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Dr. Edward Rhee
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: No.

Tonsillectomy involves the removal of tonsils which are in the throat.
The mucous membranes of the mouth/throat do not form keloid.

In brief: No.

Tonsillectomy involves the removal of tonsils which are in the throat.
The mucous membranes of the mouth/throat do not form keloid.
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