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should tonsils be removed when adenoids are removed ?

do you need to have your tonillis removed because your having your adnoinds removed
Asked On : Wed, 25 May 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
tonsil and adenoid both are different and has no direct relation that if u remove adenoid then u must remove tonsil.
it is not advisable and medically true .
so dont go for it
better to consult other ent doctor
Answered: Wed, 25 May 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sunil.N's  Response
Hi ,

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Not in all cases tonsils has to be removed, but when adenoids are planned for removal then to prevent recurrent throat infections or in case if the tonsils swollen then it will be removed.

Answered: Wed, 25 May 2011
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