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Guidance on surgery for recurring tonsillitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hi ... i have recurring tonsillitis
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know since when are you having this problem?
User :   i have been having medication for 2 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   problem ... 3 years
Doctor :   I would like to know your age and gender
User :   26 Male
User :   Wondering if i can go for surgery
User :   also crypts are being formed in my tonsild
Doctor :   Ok
User :   *tonsils
Doctor :   Recurring tonsillitis
User :   yeah
Doctor :   is an indication for surgery
User :   ok
User :   Is there a good place in hyd for surgery
User :   and wanted to know how complicated is the process
Doctor :   Yes, ofcourse there is XXX
User :   ok
Doctor :   it can be done in all medical colleges
Doctor :   and big hospitals
Doctor :   or any hospital with an ENT surgeon is fine enough
User :   any idea about the cost of surgery ?
Doctor :   Depends on the set up
User :   a ballpark figure
Doctor :   average cost in a reasonable setup can be Rs.0000 thousand
User :   ok .. sounds fine ... should be covered under my insurance though
Doctor :   Yes, it shall be covered most of the times
User :   are u guys associated with any hospitals ?
Doctor :   We do not have any association as such
User :   k
User :   How to avoid crypts in tonsils ???
User :   i mean it gets irritating sometimes
Doctor :   Yes
User :   yes?
Doctor :   it is difficult to tolerate it
Doctor :   timely antibiotics is the only prevention
Doctor :   that can be done
User :   yeah ... concerned about frequent medication
Doctor :   but it shall be required till it is permanently resolved
Doctor :   but surgical measure
Doctor :   'by
User :   ok that will do thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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