Should My Child Have Their Tonsils Removed?


Child having tonsils checked

Children frequently suffer from tonsillitis, the inflammation of two pads of tissue at the sides of the back of the mouth. The tonsils are one of the first steps in immune system control, a place where bacteria and viruses accumulate.  Since tonsillitis rarely affects adults, it’s thought that tonsils play a role in immune system […]

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