Can You Still Get Strep Throat After A Tonsillectomy?

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Tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. These glands are at the back of your throat. Often, tonsillectomy is done at the same time as adenoidectomy, surgery to remove the adenoid glands.


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Tonsils removal


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Your child will be given general anesthesia before surgery. They will be asleep and pain free.

  • The surgeon will insert a small tool into your childs mouth to prop it open.
  • The surgeon then cuts or burns away the tonsils. The doctor will control...
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