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How does my daughter get tonsillitis with pus in her throat when she had then out?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Some Tonsils left.

When a tonsillectomy is performed, the surgeon has to determine where to limit the tonsillectomy as the tonsils transition to the lingual tonsils at the base of your tongue.
Therefore, there can be some tonsils left or this is an inflammation of her lingual tonsils.

In brief: Some Tonsils left.

When a tonsillectomy is performed, the surgeon has to determine where to limit the tonsillectomy as the tonsils transition to the lingual tonsils at the base of your tongue.
Therefore, there can be some tonsils left or this is an inflammation of her lingual tonsils.
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