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Why does it take longer to recover from a tonsillectomy as an adult vs. As a child?
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Tonsillectomy
Adults have had years of infections which can result in scar tissue.
Their tonsils are often much harder to remove (sometimes requiring more trauma, cauterization, etc.) than kids.

In brief: Tonsillectomy
Adults have had years of infections which can result in scar tissue.
Their tonsils are often much harder to remove (sometimes requiring more trauma, cauterization, etc.) than kids.
Dr. David Mann
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