When should a child have their tonsils/adenoids removed?

Tonsil/adenoids. If your child has frequent throat infections (more then 7 in one year, 5 in two years), is having sleep problems because of the tonsils and adenoids, or has other problems (like cleft palate) that might benefit from removal. Here are the guidelines for removal by the head and neck surgery group: http://www.Entnet.Org/healthinformation/upload/cpg-tonsillectomyinchildren.Pdf.
Tand A recommendatio. When achild shows signs of sleep apnea caused by hugh tonsils or if he has frequnt strep throats (6 within a year) . Other rare situations are due to retropharyngeal abcess ortonsillar abcess in general.