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Average adult weight loss with tonsillectomy?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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In brief: UNLESS CHRONICALLY

Enlarged tonsils is causing sleep apnea, no weight loss is expected.
If you have your tonsils removed though, because of the likelihood you won't be able to eat solids for several days, you may lose a couple pounds.

In brief: UNLESS CHRONICALLY

Enlarged tonsils is causing sleep apnea, no weight loss is expected.
If you have your tonsils removed though, because of the likelihood you won't be able to eat solids for several days, you may lose a couple pounds.
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