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Is there any solution other than operation for tonsillitis with some white patches ?

I have a long time tonsilitis and sometimes, there is white spots appear. I already go to other ENT doctors, one doctor adviced me to have operation. please help me. is there other solution to my problem? please help me.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011
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Hi,
Enlarge tonsils are not necessary to be operated,if there is recurrent infection and pus is formed then and then it is to be operated.
tonsils take important role in defensive mechanism of the body so if you have infection very often then you think of operation, otherwise not.
Avoid factors causing infection like junk food,spicy food,more cold etc.
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